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.
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.
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.
Women who show significant leadership potential receive the Women of Triticum Award at the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Conference.
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.
Wheat farmers are facing troubles on various fronts, particularly the threat of devastating disease.
If we are to be truly successful in improving the lives of farmers and consumers in the developing world, we need to base our interventions on the best evidence available.