CIMMYT in collaboration with ICARDA and BAYER CropScience is gathering ideas and commitment for a Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium.
In order to launch this initiative and to frame the discussion around the best ideas worldwide in plant stress technology, research ideas are invited for presentation at a conference in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (December 1–4, 2014), at which other stakeholders will be present, including a number of funding organizations that have expressed interest in the HeDWIC initiative (please see details in the attached call).
Attendance of researchers whose proposals are selected for presentation will be sponsored. Applications will be treated with complete confidentiality and should be made at the following website by September 1, 2014: http://form.jotform.us/form/41814866753161
(on behalf of the Technical Advisory Committee)