The CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (WHEAT) is an unprecedented global alliance for productive, climate-resilient and profitable wheat agri-food systems in lower and middle-income countries.
Date: January 6, 2021
Five years after initiating its Science Program, IWYP has grown in response to need and exciting results continue to emerge, highlighted here in the Annual Report.
Date: January 4, 2021
New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.
Date: December 18, 2020
Award recognizes farmer advocate, storyteller and close partner.
Date: December 16, 2020
Check out 10 major WHEAT take-aways from 2020. Happy Holidays!
CIMMYT-University of Sydney connections are strong and growing.
Date: December 15, 2020
CIMMYT, the Government of Mexico and the Nobel Peace Center celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Norman Borlaug’s Nobel Peace Prize.
Authors conclude that no-till, no-burn practices can cut severe pollution in northern India and that they merit strong policy support, including enforcement of bans on burning straw.
Date: December 11, 2020
Six new varieties to boost resilient production and nutrition in Nepal.
Accounting for a fifth of the world's food, wheat is the main source of protein in developing countries and is second only to rice as a source of calories in those consumers diets.
Wheat is a critical source of life for 1.2 billion "wheat dependent" and 2.5 billion "wheat consuming" poor.
Climate-change-induced temperature increases are likely to reduce wheat production in developing countries by 20-30 percent.
By 2050, demand for wheat in the developing world is projected to increase by 60 percent.
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