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.
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.
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.
Pravasi Bharatiya Samman winner, scientist Dr Ravi Singh is working towards food security for all
Source: Global Indian (20 Jan 2023)
A distinguished scientist and Head of Global Wheat Improvement at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico, Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh dedicated almost four decades towards increasing food production across the globe.
Young CIMMYT scientist receives 2022 Japan Award for global research to combat wheat aphids
Elite wheat lines from the work are being freely shared with partners worldwide.
CGIAR’s “GDI Oscars” celebrate the stars behind advancing Gender, Diversity and Inclusion in our workplaces
CIMMYT’s Women in Crop Science team win the Inclusive Team Award at CGIAR’s inaugural Inclusive Workplace Awards for creating an inclusive and respectful team culture.
Winner of BGRI Gene Stewardship Award announced
A research team in Mexico has been awarded the BGRI Gene Stewardship Award for their groundbreaking work on wheat breeding.
Singh recognized for wheat crop improvement
SAWBAR bestowed the Sh. VS Mathur Memorial Award 2022 upon CIMMYT scientist Ravi Singh for his pioneering work to enhance wheat productivity in India.
2022 Excellence in International Service Award
This award recognizes outstanding contributions to plant pathology by APS members for countries other than their own. Contributions may have been made through collaborative projects, sabbaticals, short- and long-term assignments with educational or governmental agencies, including, but not limited to, international centers and research institutes.
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.
CIMMYT scientist recognized at the Day of the Farmer in Sonora
Local authorities praised Head of Global Wheat Improvement Ravi Singh for his contribution to the state’s agricultural development.
BNI-enhanced wheat research wins 2021 Cozzarelli Prize
Study describing development of wheat with biological nitrogen inhibition ability from wild relative receives award for outstanding papers published in PNAS.
Sanjaya Rajaram honored with India’s civilian service award
President of India presents Padma Bhushan Award posthumously to relatives of former CIMMYT wheat program director.
CIMMYT scientist receives award for weed research
Ram Kanwar Malik named Honorary Member by the Weed Science Society of America for research on herbicide-resistant weed Phalaris minor affecting wheat crops.
Wheat titan honored posthumously by India
Sanjaya Rajaram, former CIMMYT Wheat Program Director, has been recognized with the Padma Bhushan Award for his contributions to wheat improvement worldwide.