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Addressing climate displacement in the MENA region

How can MENA countries strengthen the resilience of their agricultural sectors to limit climate displacements?  

Global study paves the way for developing gender-transformative interventions

CGIAR’s research on gender and innovation, GENNOVATE offers insights into rural development programming in five continents

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 

News and Events

Throughout history, water scarcity in Arabian Peninsula has affected the livelihoods of inhabitants. 

Capacity development is key to bridge knowledge gaps and enhance the skills of young scientists. 

Margaret Thalwitz, ICARDA Board Chair, calls Svalbard and global seed vault 'treasures' and 'precious public goods.'

Thanks to donors ICARDA was able to decentralize its operations and emerge a stronger, more efficient organization. 

A coalition of donors is helping to enhance food security and reduce wheat import dependence across the Arab region. 

Saja Taha Al-Zoubi is raising awareness about the challenges confronting female agricultural workers displaced by Syria’s ongoing conflict.   

Women are at the front and center of an initiative promoting fuel-efficient stoves in Ethiopia.

Agricultural extension programs often fail to target women effectively. An ICARDA initiative in Tunisia asks why and challenges prevailing constraints. 

A new agricultural outreach model targeting rural women is taking shape in Afghanistan - and delivering on its promise of empowerment. 

Our understanding of the constraints holding back Africa's women farmers and entrepreneurs is improving - thanks to an ICARDA-managed wheat initiative. 

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. 

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