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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

A new strategic direction for ICARDA

Harnessing cutting-edge scientific research to address the challenges that smallholder farmers face in the dry areas

Technology Dissemination Through School Drama

ICARDA explores alternative ways to reach out to communities in rural areas of Jordan.

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The 2015 Annual Report is now available for browsing and download online. With the international community setting out actions for implementing the new Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, our report shows that support for agricultural research in the drylands...

Issue 51 of the official newsletter of the WANA seed network – Seed Info – is online now. Seed Info aims to stimulate information exchange and communication among the seed community in the Central and West Asia and North Africa region and beyond.

The Conference on the Investment in the Date Palm Sector (Reality and Prospects) was held by the Directorate General of the Million Date Palm Plantation Project at the Diwan of the Royal Court in Muscat, Oman from May 23-25, 2016 under the auspices of Dr.

New malt barley varieties released with the potential to triple average yield in Ethiopia.

Over 300 participants from 35 countries gathered at ICP 2016 endorse the Morocco Declaration for better policies on pulses production.

An international conference on Pulses for Health, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture in Drylands was held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 18-20 April, 2016.

Recent trends in Conservation Agriculture were discussed at an advanced international course on Conservation Agriculture in the Mediterranean Environments (North & South) conducted from 4-9 April 2016, in Zaragoza (Spain), with 21 participants.

ICARDA organized two courses on ‘Field Inspection Methodologies and Its Application’ and ‘Seed Quality Testing’ for participants from the National Seed Administration of Sudan in Cairo, Egypt from 10-14 April 2016.

On the occasion of World Earth Day, ICARDA-led Knowledge Management in Central Asian Countries Initiative for Land Management Phase II project organized a pistachio tree planting event in Bostanlyk district of Tashkent region, Uzbekistan.

The Independent Science and Partnership Council Science Forum 2016 was held from 12-14 April, 2016, in Addis Ababa with the objective of rethinking pathways for agricultural research.

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