• 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

  • Pablo Olivera discusses wheat and Ethiopia
    John Bakum · 21 Dec 2016

    Dr. Pablo Olivera summed up one of the issues facing the world’s wheat yields; “It’s not just a Ug99 problem, it’s a rust problem.”

    Olivera, a Research Associate in the...+ More


  • 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