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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.
January 27, 2016
LovePulses Competition in Ethiopia helps raise profile of pulses for both food and farming.
January 07, 2016
The India-Morocco South-South Initiative kicked off celebrations for IYP 2016 with a grand feast.
December 08, 2015
ICARDA and CIMMYT propose ‘Wheat for Africa’ which aims to increase Africa’s wheat food and nutritional security through enhanced domestic production by 2025.
November 11, 2015
ICARDA joins FAO at the launch of 2016 International Year of Pulses in Rome, Italy.
November 10, 2015
Today, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched the International Year of Pulses 2016 (IYP) in Rome, Italy.
October 04, 2015
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...
October 02, 2015
In developing countries, where people struggle to secure one square meal a day, nutritional concerns are often ignored. Micronutrient deficiencies often known as the 'hidden hunger' go unnoticed even...
September 08, 2015
Speaking at the pre-ICAE (International Conference of Agricultural Economists) event organized by the European Commission, the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) and the...


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