How does it feel to be appointed as Ambassador for the International Year of Pulses?
Kadambot Siddique, Hackett Professor and Director of the University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture, on being appointed as the Ambassador for International Year of Pulses by FAO for Asia-Pacific region, at ICP 2016.
What are extinct soils and how do they affect pulses?
Rattan Lal, Professor of Soil Science at the Ohio State University, USA, expounds on a subject he is passionate about - extinct soils and their positive relation to pulses - the topic of his keynote presentation at ICP 2016. (Access full presentation)
The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) was established in 1977. It is one of 15 such centers supported by the CGIAR. ICARDA's founding mandate to promote agricultural development in the dry areas of developing countries remains highly relevant today.