• 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.


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