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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The award, first introduced by the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) in 2011, recognises people who have excelled in mentoring women who work in scientific fields associated with Triticum and its nearest relatives... Prior to joining GRDC, Dr Ogbonnaya spent four and half years at The International Centre for Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) at Aleppo in Syria, initially as Principal Research Scientist for wheat germplasm enhancement and subsequently as head of the Biotechnology Unit... "GRDC and the broader grains industry in Australia and around the world are fortunate to have people like Francis so committed to fostering education and knowledge in people from all walks of life so they can contribute to the vital cause of feeding the world," Mr Harvey said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The award, first introduced by the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) in 2011, recognises people who have excelled in mentoring women who work in scientific fields associated with Triticum and its nearest relatives... Prior to joining GRDC, Dr Ogbonnaya spent four and half years at The International Centre for Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) at Aleppo in Syria, initially as Principal Research Scientist for wheat germplasm enhancement and subsequently as head of the Biotechnology Unit... "GRDC and the broader grains industry in Australia and around the world are fortunate to have people like Francis so committed to fostering education and knowledge in people from all walks of life so they can contribute to the vital cause of feeding the world," Mr Harvey said...
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Any agricultural science program has a broader impact when it involves women as major players," he says... Two of the female students Dr Ogbonnaya mentored at ICARDA went on to win the Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum Award, which recognises the importance of supporting women in agricultural science - particularly in wheat research... "The attraction of ICARDA was that it was an international centre, and it offered a way to do research that would contribute to both developed and developing countries facing these kinds of problems," Dr Ogbonnaya says...
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Pact to protect wheat from climate shocks.. "People living in some of the world's most vulnerable areas could see entire seasonal food supplies wiped out with increasing frequency if we don't quickly boost wheat's resilience to heatwaves and more extreme periods of drought," Dr Reynolds says... Dr Hans Braun, director of CIMMYT's Global Wheat Program, says the meeting was a good example of the private and public sectors coming together to solve a global problem: "We've laid the foundations for research that will help farmers and many of the world's most marginalised people living in some of the most difficult environmental conditions," he says. "..
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Delegates at a meeting of the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium have agreed on a breeding strategy for protecting staple food crops from environmental shocks.. "People living in some of the world's most vulnerable areas could see entire seasonal food supplies wiped out with increasing frequency if we don't quickly boost wheat's resilience to heatwaves and more extreme periods of drought," Dr Reynolds says... Dr Hans Braun, director of CIMMYT's Global Wheat Program, says the meeting was a good example of the private and public sectors coming together to solve a global problem: "We've laid the foundations for research that will help farmers and many of the world's most marginalised people living in some of the most difficult environmental conditions," he says. "..
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