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The Miracle Plant

Prickly pear cactus could help alleviate hunger in arid regions.

India's Minister of Agriculture emphasizes partnership

“We share the same goals – better livelihoods for small-scale farmers and pastoralists.”

Fast-growing, heat-tolerant wheat for adaptation

ICARDA scientists develop a set of durum wheat varieties that can withstand up to 40°C heat along the Senegal River.

Modernizing rainwater harvesting

A new practical and cost-effective approach combines indigenous knowledge and mechanization for enhanced effectiveness.

Initiatives

Improving water use efficiency in the Middle East and North Africa.

Spatial solutions for integrated agro-ecosystems.

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

Update

December 07, 2017

Prickly pear cactus could help alleviate hunger in arid regions.

December 05, 2017

We share the same goals – better livelihoods for small-scale farmers and pastoralists.

December 03, 2017

Using non-GM molecular breeding techniques, ICARDA’s scientists developed a set of durum wheat varieties that can withstand up to 40°C heat

November 26, 2017

A new practical and cost-effective approach combines indigenous knowledge and mechanization for enhanced effectiveness.