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We share the same goals – better livelihoods for small-scale farmers and pastoralists.
An ICARDA PhD trainee from Bangladesh has been awarded a prestigious award in the United States for his work on lentil bio-fortification.
A new drought tolerant lentil variety with the potential to achieve high yields in difficult climatic conditions was released by the National Seed Board of Bangladesh in the summer of 2016.
Annual Review and Planning Meetings for two important Pulses Initiatives took place in New Delhi, India.
Dilrukshi Thavarajah, assistant professor at Clemson University, USA, sees ICP 2016 as a way to increase awareness of pulses’ nutritional qualities that combat micro-nutrient deficiencies and obesity.
Participants of the fourth Regional Coordination Meeting of ICARDA’s South Asia & China Regional Program looked at the progress made in various areas of collaborative research and discussed...
Nepal’s Minister for Agricultural Development commended ICARDA’s contributions to Nepal’s agriculture, most particularly in pulses research and development.
ICARDA launches a Global Pulses Research Platform in India to increase the region’s pulses production and reduce dependencies on imports.
ICARDA's new pulses platform to boost declining pulses production in India through sustainable intensification of cropping systems.
In Syria, the lentil crops suffer heavily from a soil borne disease called Fusarium wilt, which can cause as high as 72% yield losses in wilt-infested fields. For a successful lentil crop, farmers...
The pivotal role played by partnerships and responsive research agendas was the focus of discussions at ICARDA's Board of Trustees meeting.
Early maturing lentil varieties are adding new crop, income and nutrition for rice farmers in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.