A new approach to mining agricultural gene banks - to speed the pace of research innovation.

The key to Africa's rising dependence on costly wheat imports is domestic production.

ICARDA leads the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems with partners in over 40 countries.


April 30, 2015
An ICARDA delegation recently met officials from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), including the Fund’s President, Kanayo F. Nwanze.
April 30, 2015
Changes in climate patterns are already having their most acute effect on people living in the world’s dry areas – including the Near East and North Africa.
April 30, 2015
ICARDA’s Genetic Resources Section (GRS), supported by the Global Crop Diversity Trust, has been organizing collecting missions to previously unexplored parts of Greece.


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ICARDA Spring Board Meeting
05 May
08 May, 2015
Course: Integrated Gendered Systems Approach
Cairo, Egypt
31 May
11 June, 2015