Inauguration of the international soil-borne pathogens research & development center in Ankara, Turkey
CIMMYT partners with Turkish Ministry to strengthen defenses against food security threat.
Chinese, Pakistani scientists collaborate in wheat molecular breeding
Source: Technology Times (24 May 2023)
CIMMYT, Pakistan’s National Agriculture Research Center, and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology have collaborated in a project to increase the capacity of breeders and technical staff to develop new high-yielding and disease-resistant wheat varieties.
Collaborative wheat revolution tackles climate challenges
Source: Technology Times (18 May 2023)
Rising temperatures, droughts, and extreme weather events affect crop yield, quality, and nutritional value. To dive into the challenges posed by climate change, scientists and farmers are collaborating to create a “Wheat Revolution.”
Alison Bentley announced as 2023 Borlaug CAST Communication Award recipient
The annual award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions by scientists, engineers, or other professionals in the agricultural, environmental, or food sectors to the advancement of science through communication in public policy fields.
Hot, dry climates call for resilient, high-performing wheat varieties
New breeding science can fortify wheat against the onslaught of hotter weather, increasing droughts, and evolving and spreading pests and diseases.
Graduate of CIMMYT/ICAR partnership honored by Indian government
Harisankar Nayak’s thesis honored at a ceremony hosted by India’s Vice President
Research awards to tackle challenge of fortifying wheat against heat and drought
HeDWIC and FFAR awarded grants to five wheat research projects in 2022 to protect the crop from climate change and other threats.
Rapid modern wheat variety adoption key to supply chain security in Malawi
CIMMYT experts collaborate with private sector to propel improved variety adoption in Malawi.
2023 Women In Triticum (WIT) Award Winners Announced
The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) is pleased to announce the 2023 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career and Mentor awardees, recognizing excellence in science and leadership for a wheat-secure future.
The Australian High Commission, ACIAR and BARC delegates recognizes the BWMRI-CIMMYT collaborative wheat blast research platform in Bangladesh
Delegates travelled to South Asia to witness the success of a collaboration which is combatting wheat blast disease in Bangladesh and for other wheat growing nations.
China, Pakistan launched joint wheat breeding lab
Source: Gwadar Pro (7 Mar 2023)
A joint lab for molecular breeding wheat research launches, with investment from China, Pakistan and CIMMYT.
One year of Women in Crop Science at CIMMYT
For its first birthday, a co-founder of the Women in Crop Science at CIMMYT, talks about their journey over the past year.
Ethiopia’s Experience of Wheat Production Exemplary to African Countries: CIMMYT
Source: Ethiopian News Agency (21 Feb 2023)
The partnership between CIMMYT and Ethiopia is improving wheat productivity through improved germplasm and access to mechanization.
India will have record wheat production, must plan for export, says Arun Kumar Joshi
Source: The Hindu (11 Feb 2023)
Arun Kumar Joshi provides insights into why India is expecting record levels of wheat production this year.
Xiplomacy: China, LAC countries embrace new era of win-win cooperation
Source: Big News Network (26 Jan 2023)
An article in the Big News Network examines opportunities for collaboration between China and Latin America and the Caribbean.