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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.

A high level Traveling Workshop was organized on April 11, 2016, in the Sharkia Governorate of Egypt by ICARDA, the Agricultural Research Center, Zagazig University, and the Food and Agriculture Organization.

Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation program, an African Development Bank initiative for transforming agriculture on the continent, was discussed in Ibadan, Nigeria, from 12-14 April.

Three Ethiopian MSc. students, who contributed to ICARDA’s research on multidimensional improvement of grain legumes recently graduated from Ethiopian Universities.

تم هذا الإسبوع افتتاح المؤتمر الدولي حول البقول للصحة والتغذية والزراعة المستدامة في المناطق الجافة لعام 2016

La Conférence internationale en 2016 au sujet des légumineuses visant sur la santé, la nutrition et l'agriculture durable dans les zones arides a été lancée aujourd'hui

Dilrukshi Thavarajah, assistant professor at Clemson University, USA, sees ICP 2016 as a way to increase awareness of pulses’ nutritional qualities that combat micro-nutrient deficiencies and obesity.

Rajeev Varshney, Global Research Program Director of Genetic Gains at ICRISAT, voices his hopes and thoughts on why ICP 2016 will affect the future of pulses.

ICP 2016 began on April 18, bringing policy makers, scientists, private sector & donors together on way forward to increase pulses production.

Pulses are the ANSWER, emphasizes Rattan Lal, leading climate-resilient agriculture scientist and keynote speaker at ICP 2016.

The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), the Agricultural Research Center (ARC), Zagazig University, , and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosted a high level Traveling Workshop 60 kilometers north...

2016 International Conference on Pulses in Marrakesh set for high profile participation and big outcomes to boost pulses production.

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