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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

Egypt and Egyptian farmers are benefiting from ICARDA efforts to safeguard its genebank and vital plant genetic materials.  

ICARDA’s visit to Japan signals growing partnerships with the country’s government agencies and agricultural research community. 

Healthier and better performing lentil varieties using ICARDA germplasm are released in India and Nepal.

ICARDA – has sent more than 15,000 precious seeds back to the Seed Vault in Svalbard for safekeeping.

The challenge of land degradation is particularly felt in Tunisia, where soil erosion rate is high and affects 50% of its total surface.

A new partnership links  pulses research  outcomes to rural women  empowerment in  India. 

ICARDA celebrated the second ever Global Pulse Day, a global event to promote pulses .

The ICARDA-led research project “Development of sustainable production systems for the date palm in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries” was created in 2004 with the aim to improve date palm crop management, post-harvest processing and marketing of dates, to exchange

ABC Australia interviews Dr. Andrew Noble, Deputy Director Research, ICARDA 

New study reveals the potential of conservation agriculture across Tunisia’s degraded lands.

Innovations from agricultural research have solutions that add value to country investment plans tto  combat climate change and meeting Sustainable Development Goals. 

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.

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