Posts Tagged ‘USA’

To feed the world, take the science to the farmer

October 25, 2018

Experts discuss agricultural research and food security at the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue DES MOINES (Iowa) — Hundreds of food and agriculture leaders from around the world gathered last week in Iowa, USA, …

Fall armyworm on the agenda at the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue

October 25, 2018

DES MOINES (Iowa) — At the plenary of the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue, a global panel of experts gave an overview of the origins of the fall armyworm, how it is spreading around the world, and how governmen …

2018 World Food Prize recognizes action to improve child nutrition

October 18, 2018

DES MOINES (Iowa) — As winners of the 2018 World Food Prize, Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro are being recognized today for their individual work in unifying global nutrition efforts and reducing ch …

Asian scientists join cross-continental training to restrain wheat blast disease

October 2, 2017

Nine South Asia wheat researchers recently visited the Americas for training on measures to control a deadly and mysterious wheat blast disease.

SUPER WOMAN: Candice Gardner plays major role in preserving U.S. maize diversity

May 29, 2015

RESEARCH IMPROVES MAIZE PRODUCTION AND PROTECTS GERMPLASM Photo credit: Iowa State University International Women’s Day on March 8, offers an opportunity to recognize the achievements of women worldwi …

SUPER WOMAN: Rosalind Morris an “outstanding wheat cytogeneticist”

May 29, 2015

GENETIC STUDIES WITH WORLDWIDE IMPORTANCE IN EXPLAINING WHEAT GENETICS Rosalind Morris was a pioneer in agricultural science at a time when there were very few women scientists. Her achievements were …

SUPER WOMAN: Nobel winner Barbara McClintock discovered “jumping genes”

May 29, 2015

“JUMPING GENES” EXPLAIN HOW BACTERIA BUILD UP RESISTANCE TO ANTIBIOTIC At a time when women scientists were few and far between, Barbara McClintock made a name for herself as the most distinguished cy …

SUPER WOMAN: Julie Miller Jones dispels myths that wheat protein is unhealthy

May 29, 2015

A nutritionist outspoken about the negative consequences of gluten-free diets, shares her views.

SUPER WOMAN: Diane Holdorf promotes sustainability to support smallholders

May 29, 2015

SUPPORTING THE CONNECTIVITY OF RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND OPPORTUNITIES International Women’s Day on March 8, offers an opportunity to recognize the achievements of women worldwide. This year, CIMMYT ask …

The World Food Prize Honors CIMMYT with Borlaug Medallion as part of Norman Borlaug Centennial Celebration

March 28, 2014

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center carries forward Borlaug’s legacy at the forefront of agricultural research Ciudad Obregón, Mexico (March 27, 2014) – The World Food Prize Foundation aw …

El Premio Mundial de Alimentación honra a CIMMYT con la Medalla Borlaug, como parte de la Celebración del Centenario de Norman Borlaug

March 27, 2014

El Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo impulsa el legado de Borlaug a la vanguardia de la investigación agrícola. Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, 27 de marzo de 2014.- La Fundación del Premio …