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ICARDA Update

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 Rabat, Morocco, on April 5-7, 2017.

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 climate events. 

November 27, 2016

High-yielding, heat-tolerant and disease-resistant cereals and legumes are helping to fight climate change in Africa.

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.

November 21, 2016

Investing in food security – strengthening the capacity of young scientists will help countries raise productivity for decades to come.

November 20, 2016

Science and policy experts review the tasks ahead for adaptation of smallholders to climate change in MENA at COP22.

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 zones, and the arrival of new crop pests and diseases.

November 10, 2016

Drip irrigation is helping farmers to conserve water resources while stabilizing wheat production across the Arab region.

November 09, 2016

An ICARDA assessment in Central Asia provides the information that policy makers need to strengthen the resilience of the region’s agricultural sector.

November 09, 2016

Can a new high-yielding, pest-resistant variety of malt barley revolutionize Ethiopia’s under-performing barley sector?

November 09, 2016

An improved surface irrigation technique offers farmers a more sustainable and efficient alternative to conventional irrigation systems

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