• 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

  • Coffman speaks on agrobiodiversity in India
    Linda McCandless · 30 Nov 2016

    NEW DELHI, INDIA: Ronnie Coffman, vice-chair of the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative, was a keynote speaker at the 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress (IAC) held in New Delhi,...+ More


  • Taking the Scientists to the Rust
    Cally Arthur · 27 Oct 2016

    Saha Bir Rai doesn't see stem rust in his fields in Bhutan. “We have wheat varieties but we don’t understand levels or types of rust,” said the senior plant protection officer in the Division of...+ More