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Health and nutrition
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Food security
In the media

Source: The Avon Valley and Wheat Belt Advocate (13 Nov 2019)

Four wheat lines from CIMMYT and ICARDA showed good resistance to fungal disease stagonospora nodorum blotch in assessment.

Food security
News

Byerlee named Officer of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to sustainable development, poverty reduction, and food security.

Food security
In the media

Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)

Australian farmers to benefit from CIMMYT high-yielding, white-grained wheat.

Food security
Features

Tamaya Peressini’s project aimed to evaluate adult plant resistance to tan spot in wheat.

News

Agricultural attachés from 10 embassies in Mexico visited the headquarters of CIMMYT.

Food security
News

Traditional farming systems in Africa must be updated for today’s climate and market challenges, according to a new article from the University of Queensland.

Innovation and technology
News

A recent gathering of more than 600 scientists highlighted the complexity of wheat as a crop and emphasized the key role wheat research plays in ensuring global food security.

Features

Despite efforts to develop wheat resistant to stem, stripe and leaf rusts, the diseases will continue to thwart scientists, making ongoing funding vital, a top economist has said.

Features

Women who show significant leadership potential receive the Women of Triticum Award at the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Conference.

Blogs

Unless global policymakers redouble their efforts to properly support a strategy to ensure a future food supply, the current hunger crisis threatens only to get worse.

Features

Wheat farmers are facing troubles on various fronts, particularly the threat of devastating disease.