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ICARDA Update

January 17, 2017

The ICARDA-led research project “Development of sustainable production systems for the date palm in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries” was created in 2004 with the aim to improve date palm crop

December 22, 2016

ABC Australia interviews Dr. Andrew Noble, Deputy Director Research, ICARDA  International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) works in a number of fragile countries experiencing

November 30, 2016

Conservation Agriculture has the potential to enhance soil fertility and reduce erosion across 260,000 hectares (ha) of fragile and degraded cereal land in Tunisia, according to a joint study by the

November 28, 2016

Innovations from agricultural research have solutions that add value to country investment plans tto  combat climate change and meeting Sustainable Development Goals.  ICARDA offers a range of tested

November 28, 2016

Are you an international expert or student interested in recent advanced studies concerning barley leaf diseases? Join ICARDA’s 2nd International Workshop on Barley Leaf Diseases (IWBLD) held in

November 28, 2016

The genetic makeup of native plants and animals in drylands countries is well adapted to resist the harsh conditions that climate change brings – hotter, drier, less predictable and more extreme

November 27, 2016

ICARDA’s crop improvement program is testing and disseminating high-yielding, heat-tolerant and disease-resistant cereals and legumes. The varieties have the potential to transform agricultural

November 27, 2016

FAO Assistant-Director General and Regional representative for the Near East and North Africa region Mr. Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, received at the organisation’s regional office in Cairo Mr. Aly

November 21, 2016

Investing in young agricultural scientists can help countries achieve higher productivity and food security for generations to come. Equipping them with relevant skills and knowledge now will

November 20, 2016

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the livelihoods of smallholders and food security are hung by a thin thread. The region has 87 percent of the land area as desert. On arable lands,

November 12, 2016

Climate change poses a significant threat to dryland agriculture – and millions of farmers are already challenged by rising temperatures, water scarcity, and the emergence of new pests and diseases.

November 11, 2016

Farmers in dryland countries are already hard-hit by climate change – with many forced to contend with increasingly erratic rainfall, more frequent drought, extreme temperatures, shifting climatic

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