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Crop improvement

November 01, 2017
An ICARDA PhD trainee from Bangladesh has been awarded a prestigious award in the United States for his work on lentil bio-fortification.
October 22, 2017
An ICARDA-led initiative is improving crop management, transferring new technologies, and developing germplasm.   
October 16, 2017
Sustained efforts are needed to strengthen resilience against a backdrop of rising temperatures and increasing water scarcity.
October 01, 2017
Although grasspea contains toxins that are dangerous for human health, improved cultivars are making this hardy pulse an increasingly viable option.
November 27, 2016
High-yielding, heat-tolerant and disease-resistant cereals and legumes are helping to fight climate change in Africa.
November 09, 2016
Can a new high-yielding, pest-resistant variety of malt barley revolutionize Ethiopia’s under-performing barley sector?
January 18, 2016
Ethiopian farmers gain hope as improved faba bean demonstrates revival of degraded soils and productivity.
December 08, 2015
In 2015, more than 10,000 farmers across the eight project countries were exposed to improved and affordable technologies both in wheat and food legumes crops.
December 08, 2015
ICARDA's "flagship" Arab Food Security project continues to make strides in disseminating new and improved technologies to local farmers.
November 15, 2015
Demekech, an Ethiopian farmer from Gimbichu, has seen lentil crop devastated from disease. With improved varieties, things are different.


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