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Documentary: Seeds of War

With the establishment of gene banks in Lebanon and Morocco in 2016, ICARDA is reconstructing its gene collections

Traditional grazing-management practice makes an impact in southern Tunisia

Policymakers should protect them for sustainable management of rangeland resources 

Harnessing food legumes for climate-smart agriculture

 Food legumes can withstand harsh conditions and survive in water-scarce environment

Pushing toward the integration of crop-livestock and conservation agriculture

Reliance on crop residues to feed livestock has hindered the adoption of conservation agriculture. The IFAD-funded “CLCA” project provides economically- and environmentally-viable solutions

News and Events

How do we build on successes and transform production systems so that new crop varieties can have impact – for farmers and food and nutritional security?

Crop science combined with proven management strategies and new technologies can bridge the legume yield gap. 

The 7th International Food Legumes Research Conference in Morocco has brought together over 300 legume experts.  

Annual training for scientists held in Rabat, Morocco

The world’s leading legume expertise will gather to take stock of research and development.

We need 21st-century science to survive in harsher, drier conditions.

Restoration of agriculture is central component of reconstruction efforts in Iraq.

Wheat rust diseases remain an important threat to wheat.

Cairo, Egypt, March 29 – The potential impact of climate change on the Egyptian economy is not good news. Experts project less water and poorer water quality, loss in tourism revenues, and higher malnutrition, among others, according to a UNDP report.

ICARDA signs a letter of intent with the UAE government’s date palm research arm at the conference.

Farmers showcase products and exchange ideas at the agriculture expo.

Guidelines for Enhanced Governance.

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