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ICARDA Update

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.

June 22, 2014

ICARDA recently facilitated a farmer-centered knowledge exchange involving producers from both Jordan and Iraq, an attempt to strengthen community resilience.

June 14, 2014

ICARDA has launched a Sub-Saharan research platform, moving into a new phase of expanded partnerships and a growing role in the region.

June 05, 2014

Wheat and food legumes are staple foods across West Asia and North Africa, providing a valuable source of protein, particularly among the poorer sectors of society.

June 05, 2014

Insect pests are one of the most limiting constraints to crop production, inflicting losses of billions of dollars worldwide every year.

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