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ICARDA Update

October 22, 2017

An ICARDA-led initiative is improving crop management, transferring new technologies, and developing germplasm.   

October 16, 2017

Sustained efforts are needed to strengthen resilience against a backdrop of rising temperatures and increasing water scarcity.

October 15, 2017

On International Day for Rural Women we call for empowerment strategies that reflect women's immediate needs and priorities.  

October 10, 2017

Cultivating land left fallow after the rice season is strengthening food security and boosting incomes across South Asia.

October 10, 2017

Despite prevailing social constraints, village-based seed enterprises are providing a route to empowerment.

October 01, 2017

Although grasspea contains toxins that are dangerous for human health, improved cultivars are making this hardy pulse an increasingly viable option.

September 26, 2017

Adapting to climate change and reducing the risk of instability requires renewed investments in agricultural research for development.

September 26, 2017

Former ICARDA researcher receives prestigious award for an academic paper on the Center’s participatory breeding program.

September 26, 2017

A recent meeting in Beirut discussed a new regional partnership to support agricultural research for development in West Asia and North Africa.

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).

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