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ICARDA Update

June 18, 2017

Munir Ahmad Sidiqee, ICARDA NARS partner from Afghanistan, shares thoughts on the visit to Jordan and Egypt.

June 17, 2017

The challenge of desertification, already big, is becoming even more significant as a growing global population places increasing pressure on productive land.

June 15, 2017

Mr. Aly Abousabaa outlined potential areas for cooperation between GAFSP and ICARDA and showcased a number of successful ICARDA initiatives around the world.

June 15, 2017

On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, we reflect on ICARDA’s efforts to safeguard its genetic resources - and promote sustainable development in the world’s dry areas.

June 08, 2017

The prestigious award is now looking for interested candidates to submit applications in the following five categories.

June 08, 2017

The Sixth International Date Palm Conference will be held on 19-21 March 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

June 07, 2017

 ICARDA-NARS strategy consultation meeting was held in Rabat, Morocco on 3 May 2017.

June 06, 2017

The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security provides funding to support project’s further development.

June 06, 2017

Average yields for new varieties range between 3.3 and 5.5 t/ha, approximately 300% higher than the national average yield of 1.1 t/ha.

June 06, 2017

More than 70 participants from 23 countries attended the four-day-workshop to learn about recent achievements in wheat breeding in Russia.

June 05, 2017

“Connecting People to Nature” is the theme for 2017’s World Environment Day. On this day, ICARDA, as a global organization working in over 50 countries across the world’s dry areas, joins the call to get into nature and appreciate its beauty and importance.

June 04, 2017

Cotton is a major contributor to Pakistan’s economy, but yields are often threatened by the virus, which can cause losses of up to 20-40 percent.

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