Dr Alison Bentley leads the Global Wheat Program at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and will be addressing the Crawford Fund’s international conference Celebrating Agriculture for Development – Outcomes, Impacts and the Way Ahead this week in Parliament House, Canberra.
Legacy websites and photo exhibition mark the closing of the CGIAR Research Programs on Maize and Wheat, and their impact on sustainable agricultural development.
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.
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.
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.
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.
Australia’s High Commissioner visits Borlaug Institute for South Asia to witness sustainable intensification of agricultureInnovations
Barry O’Farrell highlighted strong collaboration of CIMMYT and BISA with Australian research institutes.
What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?
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.
Byerlee named Officer of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to sustainable development, poverty reduction, and food security.
Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)
Australian farmers to benefit from CIMMYT high-yielding, white-grained wheat.
Tamaya Peressini’s project aimed to evaluate adult plant resistance to tan spot in wheat.
Agricultural attachés from 10 embassies in Mexico visited the headquarters of CIMMYT.
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.