Posts Tagged ‘Egypt’

How collaboration can help grow and transform agriculture in Africa

May 16, 2018

Women at a maize mill in Ethiopia. Photo: CIMMYT/P. Lowe It’s been four years since African leaders met in Equatorial Guinea to commit themselves to boosting agricultural growth across the continent. …


Why wheat matters

August 14, 2014

The history of wheat is the history of civilization.


Droughts in major wheat areas can fuel revolutions

March 6, 2013

A February 2013 report from the Center for Climate & Security entitled “The Arab Spring and Climate Change” identifies climate change consequences—among them global and local wheat shortages and p …


Advanced wheat improvement

March 9, 2007

Eight breeders from developing countries arrived in El Batán this week to attend the Advanced Wheat Improvement course. They come from India, Pakistan, Sudan, Egypt, Ecuador and South Africa and will …


First international meeting of the GRI

October 13, 2006

The First International Workshop of the Global Rust Initiative (GRI), 9-11 October, ended in Alexandria, Egypt, with agreement that a tremendous coordinated effort is needed to combat the resurgence o …