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ICARDA deposits vital seeds in Svalbard

ICARDA successfully deposited 15,420 seed samples for long-term conservation in the Svalbard Seed Vault

Strengthening partnerships in Japan

ICARDA Director General Aly Abousabaa  participated in a series of strategic meetings and events in Tokyo


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.


February 16, 2017

ICARDA’s visit to Japan signals growing partnerships with the country’s government agencies and agricultural research community. 

February 13, 2017

Healthier and better performing lentil varieties using ICARDA germplasm are released in India and Nepal.

February 12, 2017

ICARDA – has sent more than 15,000 precious seeds back to the Seed Vault in Svalbard for safekeeping.

February 08, 2017

The challenge of land degradation is particularly felt in Tunisia, where soil erosion rate is high and affects 50% of its total surface.