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We share the same goals – better livelihoods for small-scale farmers and pastoralists.
A new ICARDA e-learning platform leverages modern technologies to enhance teaching, learning and professional development.  
An ICARDA PhD trainee from Bangladesh has been awarded a prestigious award in the United States for his work on lentil bio-fortification.
Sustained efforts are needed to strengthen resilience against a backdrop of rising temperatures and increasing water scarcity.
On International Day for Rural Women we call for empowerment strategies that reflect women's immediate needs and priorities.  
Adapting to climate change and reducing the risk of instability requires renewed investments in agricultural research for development.
Former ICARDA researcher receives prestigious award for an academic paper on the Center’s participatory breeding program.
A recent meeting in Beirut discussed a new regional partnership to support agricultural research for development in West Asia and North Africa.
Discussing collaborative research activities and on-going efforts to strengthen food security with Abu Dhabi’s Food Control Authority. 
ICARDA presented practical solutions and strategies at the 13th session of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
ICARDA’s North Africa Platform in Rabat, Morocco, recently hosted the CGIAR’s Independent Science and Partner Council (ISPC).
Although migration provides rural women with income-generating opportunities, prevailing social constraints limit their decision-making power.