Inspired by ‘enemy of world hunger’ Rajaram, national and global institutions and research centers strengthen their commitment to food security
Mexican authorities and international researchers pay tribute to World Food Prize Laureate and former wheat scientist Sanjaya Rajaram at the CIMMYT experimental station in Toluca named after him.
Local authorities praised Head of Global Wheat Improvement Ravi Singh for his contribution to the state’s agricultural development.
Study describing development of wheat with biological nitrogen inhibition ability from wild relative receives award for outstanding papers published in PNAS.
President of India presents Padma Bhushan Award posthumously to relatives of former CIMMYT wheat program director.
Ram Kanwar Malik named Honorary Member by the Weed Science Society of America for research on herbicide-resistant weed Phalaris minor affecting wheat crops.
Sanjaya Rajaram, former CIMMYT Wheat Program Director, has been recognized with the Padma Bhushan Award for his contributions to wheat improvement worldwide.
Seed producers association lauds the research and development support behind productive, resilient maize varieties and hybrids grown on more than one million hectares in Mexico.
Researchers listed among world’s most influential scholars, based on citations.
Source: World Grain (11 Nov 2021)
Ravi Singh, head of global wheat improvement at CIMMYT, received the 2021 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award.
Renowned CIMMYT plant breeder recognized for elite wheat varieties that reduced the risk of a global pandemic and now feed hundreds of millions of people around the world.
Agricultural scientist Balwinder Singh awarded ‘Alumnus of the Year’ by a prestigious Australian university
Source: SBS Punjabi (8 Sep 2021)
The Indian researcher leads CIMMYT’s environmental analytics work in South Asia, where he addresses the region’s productivity and sustainability challenges in cereal systems.
The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award is the highest honor conferred by the Government of India to non-resident Indians.
Source: World Grain (12 Jan 2021)
CIMMYT was awarded a $5 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to develop climate-resilient wheat.
Eminent members of Indian diaspora honoured with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award at PBD Convention
Source: Connected to India (11 Jan 2021)
Ravi Singh, Head of Global Wheat Improvement at CIMMYT, received the prestigious award for his invaluable contributions to wheat research and the development and training of scientists.
Rahel Assefa and Kate Dreher selected as inaugural winners of award celebrating women’s contribution to CIMMYT’s work and mission.