• 2017 WIT Award Winners (l. - r.) Margaret Krause, Ritika Chowdhary, Sarrah Ben M’Barek-Ben Romdhane, Tine Thach, Weizhen Liu, and Silvia Germán (Mentor Award)
  • Now available online
  • 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.


  • 2017 WIT Mentor Award Winner
    Tessa Schneider · 22 Mar 2017

    The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative presents Silvia Germán with the Jeanie Borlaug Laude Women in Triticum (WIT) Mentor Award. This honor, first awarded in 2011, recognizes mentors who have had a...+ More

  • 2017 WIT Early Career Award Winners
    Tessa Schneider · 22 Mar 2017

    Maricelis Acevedo presented the 2017 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Award to five promising women in the field of wheat science today at CIMMYT Visitor's Week in Ciudad Obregon,...+ More