$10.5M of UK aid investment to fight global wheat threats

February 2 - 2017

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative has announced that the four-year Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat (DGGW) project will receive $10.5M in UK aid investment. This funding, in addition to the $24M grant pledged by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced in March 2016, will go towards wheat research and build on the previous efforts of the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat (DRRW) and Borlaug Global Rust Initiative projects.

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02/02/2017 - 14:24