New multinational wheat initiative aims to raise global yields and develop new varieties

05.12.2012

Global Food Security.co.uk

Published on 30 November 2012

Long-term initiative plans to invest US$50-75M in first five years

Representatives from governmental and non-governmental organisations across the world have agreed to establish a new multinational initiative - the Wheat Yield Network (WYN). The Network will support research and development activities to raise global wheat yields and develop new varieties adapted to different geographical regions.

The WYN has been established within the framework of the G20 sponsored Wheat Initiative.

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