• A special Earth Day report from Nepal
  • 2016 WIT Winners:Jeanie Borlaug, Ron DePauw, Irum Aziz (Pakistan), Elfinesh Shikur Gebremariam (Ethiopia), Amy Watson (New Zealand). The other 2 WIT winners, Mitaly Bansal (India) and Mercy Wamalwa (Kenya) not pictured
  • The next phase of the BGRI

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative:

  • reduces the world’s vulnerability to stem, yellow, and leaf rusts of wheat;
  • facilitates the evolution of sustainable international partnerships to contain the threat of wheat rusts, and
  • enhances world productivity to withstand future threats to wheat.

BGRI Blog

  • WIT Profile: Esraa Alwan '10
    Tessa Schneider · 27 Jul 2016

    Esraa Alwan, a native of Syria, won the Women in Triticum Early Career Award in 2010. She received her undergraduate degree in Agricultural Engineering from Aleppo University in Syria, during...+ More


  • Ron DePauw Donates WIT Award to FINCA
    Tessa Schneider · 20 Jul 2016

    Ron DePauw has always been motivated by the power of agriculture to change people’s lives. During his distinguished career as a wheat breeder, he has produced over 200 scientific manuscripts,...+ More