Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)


SAWBAR bestowed the Sh. VS Mathur Memorial Award 2022 upon CIMMYT scientist Ravi Singh for his pioneering work to enhance wheat productivity in India.


Genetic analysis of the Afghan wheat landrace KU3067 reveals resistance to leaf rust and stripe rust, which can be used to develop further disease-resistant wheat varieties.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

Presentations, abstracts and posters of major conference about agricultural production in water-limited environments are available for free.


Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.

Senior Scientist, Head of Rust Pathology and Molecular Genetics
Nutrition, health and food security

For hundreds of international agricultural development experts, an annual gathering in northern Mexico provides a vital platform for sharing and debating the latest wheat breeding news and research.


Improving wheat yields takes time and investment, and by planning ahead we are actually trying to preempt a disaster, with research and with partnership.