Innovation Lab 2016 Annual Meeting

CIMMYT, El Batán, Mexico, August 1-2,2016

 

 Meeting Agenda

 

Presentations

Communications UpdateHaley Ahlers

Project OverviewJesse Poland

CIMMYT OverviewRavi Singh

Bangladesh UpdateMohkles Rahman

CIMMYT-Obregon UpdateSuchismita Mondal

CIMMYT UpdateSusanne Dreisigacker

Genomic PredictionJose Crossa Hiriart

USAID-FTF OverviewVern Long

Dataverse UpdateKate Dreher

CIMMYT Remote SensingFrancisco Pinto & Matthew Reynolds

UAV PhenotypingDaljit Singh

New Technologies Quicken Development of Climate-resilient Wheat in South Asia

Crippling climate changes, coupled with a growing population, threaten food security, economic welfare and social harmony in South Asia—a region heavily dependent on wheat for its nutrition and income. But in the race to fight hunger, the development of new wheat varieties that can withstand harsh growing conditions is severely hindered by traditionally laborious and time-consuming breeding processes. Read full article in Feed the Future September newsletter.