Oceania

Features

Legacy websites and photo exhibition mark the closing of the CGIAR Research Programs on Maize and Wheat, and their impact on sustainable agricultural development.

In the media

Source: The Land (1 Nov 2021)

In an interview with The Land, Alison Bentley emphasized the importance of developing drought-tolerant wheat varieties to see better yields in tough seasons.

In the media

Source: Grain Central (13 Oct 2021)

Alison Bentley spoke with Grain Central about CIMMYT’s breeding strategy and the use of CIMMYT germplasm in the Australian wheat-growing industry.

In the media

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald (3 Mar 2021)

Sanjaya Rajaram, a world-renowned wheat breeder and scientist recognized with the World Food Prize, died on February 17 from COVID-19 in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico.

Features

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.

News

Barry O’Farrell highlighted strong collaboration of CIMMYT and BISA with Australian research institutes.

Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Nutrition, health and 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.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

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

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)

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

Nutrition, health and 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.

Nutrition, health and 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.

Innovations
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.