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ICARDA Update

September 26, 2017

ICARDA has approved a plan and budget for an initiative aiming to raise crop production and strengthen national food security in Iran.

September 26, 2017

Discussing collaborative research activities and on-going efforts to strengthen food security with Abu Dhabi’s Food Control Authority. 

September 26, 2017

ICARDA presented practical solutions and strategies at the 13th session of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

September 26, 2017

ICARDA’s North Africa Platform in Rabat, Morocco, recently hosted the CGIAR’s Independent Science and Partner Council (ISPC).

September 10, 2017

ICARDA has deposited accessions from its 2016 seed harvest into the Svalbard Global Seed Vault for long-term safe-keeping.

August 28, 2017

Although migration provides rural women with income-generating opportunities, prevailing social constraints limit their decision-making power. 

August 16, 2017

A workshop that modeled and predicted runoff and erosion rates using a web-based tool will help national partners reverse degradation.

August 16, 2017

ICARDA conducted a training course in Tunisia to enhance the capacity of agricultural engineers involved in forage production.

August 16, 2017

The recent review and planning meeting of a pulse initiative in Odisha offered solutions to raise farmer productivity. 

August 16, 2017

ICARDA attended the launch of a new project to streamline the use of affordable water-saving technologies in the Near East and North Africa. 

August 06, 2017

Jordan’s ‘Badia’ is a vast arid area stretching across 80% of the country. It is a severely degraded ecosystem caused by mono-cropping and overgrazing over the past few decades.

August 02, 2017

ICARDA expertise helps countries transition after conflict has devastated their agricultural production systems. Lessons learned in Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine could hold the key to future rebuilding efforts in Yemen and Syria.  

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