Norman Borlaug

Food security
News

The award honors four individuals who have been integral to the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative.

Food security
Videos

The Nobel Peace Center, Mexico’s government and CIMMYT celebrate the International Day of Peace and honor the legacy of Norman Borlaug, who saved one billion lives because “You can’t build peace on empty stomachs.”

Food security
Publications

A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.

Food security
Publications

New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.

Food security
Videos

BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Food security
News

The work of laureate Simon N. Groot has helped smallholder farmers to enhance vegetable production and has improved the diets of millions.

Innovation and technology
Innovation and technology
Videos

CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.

Food security
News

CIMMYT scientist Carolina Rivera is one of the six recipients of the 2019 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award.

Food security
Podcasts

We talk to the recipient of the World Food Prize 2018 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application. Rouse is being recognized for his work on Ug99.

Food security
News

Matthew Rouse, a researcher with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is being recognized for his work to contain and reduce the impact of Ug99.

News

In a blog published by the World Food Prize, Bram Govaerts discusses the need for integration between research and decision-making at all levels including the public policy levels.

Food security
News

Encourage youth willing to become “hunger fighters” to take up the challenges of farming despite erratic weather caused by climate change, drought, dwindling water supplies and nutrient-depleted soil.

Food security
News

For hundreds of international agricultural development experts, an annual gathering in northern Mexico provides a vital platform for sharing and debating the latest wheat breeding news and research.