To combat Ethiopia?s 2010 wheat stripe rust epidemic, a fast-track crop research and rust-resistant seed distribution program not only delivered future protection to the farmers, but also brought higher yields and incomes uri icon


  • Stripe (yellow) rust disease threatens wheat crops every growing season. In recent years, outbreaks have become more frequent and severe with climate change, decimating harvests and leaving smallholder farmers devastated

publication date

  • 2013