Partner Institutions

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WHEAT is built on strong, long-established partnerships, bringing together ICARDA and CIMMYT partner networks and integrating a wide range of partner institutions around the world. Currently, WHEAT is collaborating with more than 200 partners:

• NARS: 86
• Universities: 56
• ROs and IOs:13
• ARIs: 15
• Private sector: 15
• NGOs and CBOs:14
• CG host countries: 20

WHEAT is furthermore one out of few CRPs that engages in Competitive Partner Grants – an initiative to fill existing research gaps in our portfolio by funding highly competent external researchers selected through a competitive process.

Between 20 – 30 percent of total CRP Budget go to our research and development partners. Furthermore, we aim to integrate partners into strategy development – WHEAT aims to continuously monitor and cater to our partner’s needs.

We commit to making WHEAT a strong link – bringing together competence around the world to work for sustainable improved livelihoods and a better tomorrow.


National agricultural research institutes

  • Albania, ATTC-Lushnje
  • Argentina, INTA
  • Azerbaijan, Institute of Genetic Resources
  • Azerbaijan, Azeri Research Institute of Farming
  • Bangladesh, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI)
  • Bangladesh, Agricultural Research Council (BARC)
  • Brazil, EMBRAPA
  • China, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
  • China, Dryland Farming Institute
  • China, Gansu Academy of Agricultural Science
  • China, Heilongjiang Academy of Agricultural Science
  • China, Henan Academy of Agricultural Science
  • China, Ningxia Academy of Agricultural Science
  • China, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Science
  • China, Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences
  • China, Xinjiang Academy of Agricultural Science
  • China, Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences
  • China, Zhoukou Academy of Agricultural Science
  • Ecuador, INIAP
  • Egypt, Agricultural Research Council (ARC)
  • Ethiopia, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)
  • India, Agharkar Research Institute
  • India, CSSRI
  • India, Directorate of Wheat Research (DWR)
  • India, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
  • India, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)
  • Indonesia, Indonesian Cereals Research Institute (ICERI)
  • Iran, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII)
  • Iran, Agricultural Engineering Research Institute (AERI)
  • Iran, Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO)
  • Iran, Dryland Agricultural Research Institute (DARI)
  • Iran, Iranian Research Institute for Plant Protection (IRIPP)
  • Iran, Seed and Plant Improvement Institute (SPII)
  • Iran, Soil and Water Research Institute (SWRI)
  • Iraq, Ministry of Sciences and Technology
  • Iraq, Mosul State Board for Agricultural Research
  • Jordan, National Center for Agricultural Research and Extension
  • Kazakhstan, Aktobe Agricultural Research Station
  • Kazakhstan, Karabalyk Agricultural Research Station
  • Kazakhstan, Kazakh Institute of Plant Protection
  • Kazakhstan, Karaganda Agricultural Research Institute
  • Kazakhstan, Pavlodar Agricultural Research Institute
  • Kazakhstan, Kazakh Research Institute of Farming
  • Kenya, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)
  • Lebanon, Rayak Agricultural Research Institute
  • Mexico, CINVESTAV
  • Mexico, FIRA
  • Mexico, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales,
  • Agricolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP)
  • Morocco, INRAM
  • Nepal, Agriculture Botany Division, NARI
  • Nepal, Department of Agriculture
  • Nepal, Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC)
  • Pakistan, Ayub Agricultural Research Institute
  • Pakistan, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)
  • Pakistan, Nuclear Institute of Agriculture
  • Pakistan, Nuclear Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • Pakistan, Wheat Research Institute, Sakrand, Sindh Province
  • Pakistan, Agriculture Research Institute, Quetta, Balochistan
  • Pakistan, Cereal Crops Research Institute, Pirsabak, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa
  • Pakistan, Azad Kashmir Department of Agriculture
  • Philippines, PCAARD
  • Republic of Korea, Rural Development Administration
  • Romania, National Agricultural Research and Development Institute, Fundulea
  • Russia, Altay Agricultural Research Institute
  • Russia, Chelyabinsk Agricultural Research Institute
  • Russia, Kurgan Agricultural Research Institute
  • Russia, Siberian Agricultural Research Institute
  • Russia, Samara Agricultural Research Institute
  • Sudan, Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC)
  • Tajikistan, RNCGR
  • Tanzania, Ministry of Agriculture
  • Turkey, Aegean Agricultural Research Institute
  • Turkey, Transitional Zone Agricultural Research Institute
  • Turkey, Bahri Dagdas Agricultural Research Institute
  • Turkey, Central Field Crop Research Institute
  • Turkey, Sakarya Agricultural Research Institute
  • Turkey, South East Anatolian International Agricultural Research Institute
  • Turkey, Trakya Agricultural Research Institute
  • Turkmenistan, Turkmen Research Institute of Grain
  • Tunisia, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de
  • Tunisie (INRAT)
  • Tunisia, Institut National des Grandes Cultures (INGC)
  • Uganda, National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)
  • Ukraine, NCPGRU, Ukraine
  • Uruguay, INIA-La Estanzuela
  • Uzbekistan, Karshi Agricultural Research Institute

Regional and international organizations


Advanced research institutes

Private sector organizations

  • Australia, Diversity Arrays Technology Pty. Ltd. (DArT)
  • China, Limagrain China
  • France, Club 5 = Eurodur + Syngenta + Deprez + Serasem + Limagrain
  • Germany, BASF
  • Germany, KWS
  • India, Mahyco
  • Mexico, JCo Fertilizer
  • Italy, Produttori Sementi Bologna
  • Kazakhstan, “Fiton” Breeding Company
  • Mexico, Grupo Produce Estado de Mexico A.C.
  • Mexico, Impulsora Agrícola S.A. de C.V.
  • Mexico, Industrias Vazquez
  • Mexico, Grupo Agrocime
  • Spain, Agrovegetal
  • Switzerland, Syngenta
  • UK, KBiosciences
  • USA, Agripro (Syngenta)
  • USA, Pioneer Hi-Bred Intl.
  • USA, Monsanto
  • USA, Perfect Blend

Non-governmental and farmer cooperative organizations

  • India, Sathguru
  • Mexico, COFUPRO
  • Mexico, Fundación Produce Sonora A.C.
  • Mexico, Fundación Produce Edo. de Mexico, A.C.
  • Mexico, Cd. Obregón, Sonora, AGROASEMEX
  • Mexico, Cd. Obregón, Sonora, AOASS
  • Mexico, Sonora, Patronato para la Investigación y
  • Experimentación Agrícola del Estado de Sonora, AC
  • Mexico, Cd. Obregón, Sonora, Sistema Producto
  • Mexico, Ejido Nuevo León, B.C., UABC
  • Mexico, Cd. Obregón, Sonora, USPRUSS
  • Nepal, International Development Enterprises
  • USA, Hockaday School

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