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ICARDA Update

December 11, 2014

An effort to improve soil fertility and health is reaping significant benefits for the productivity and sustainability of smallholder farming systems in Pakistan.

October 23, 2014

An initiative to empower rural women in Jordan and encourage their participation in income-generating activities, recently held a ceremony for graduates of its peer-to-peer training scheme.

September 21, 2014

Although Morocco is set to nearly treble olive production, these ambitious plans could have potentially serious consequences for the country’s water supplies.

September 09, 2014

As a mainstay of dryland agriculture, the ICARDA-led CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems has initiated efforts to raise livestock production.

September 09, 2014

An ICARDA scientist has been awarded a prestigious international award from the International Branch of the Entomological Society of America (ESA).

September 08, 2014

Wheat consumption is rising rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa and imports account for over 70% of the region’s needs. Change is needed.

August 25, 2014

A new research and educational institute targeting the more sustainable development of arid lands was launched at ICARDA’s Amman office recently.

August 12, 2014

ICARDA's Intellectual Property Policy gives a clear set of principles in relation to the management of intellectual assets.

August 05, 2014

Raised bed planting – making furrows in fields and planting seeds at the top of these furrows – is a proven farming practice that offers the promise of water savings and increased yields.

August 05, 2014

Wheat production in sub-Saharan Africa has a bright future, according to the results of a research for development partnership targeting strategic crops.

July 22, 2014

ICARDA’s wheat program continues to deliver benefits and is using the decentralization of the Center’s operations to more effectively target global priorities.

June 28, 2014

Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram, Senior Scientific Advisor at ICARDA, has been awarded the prestigious World Food Prize for his research on improved wheat varieties.

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