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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

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News and Events

A new drought tolerant lentil variety with the potential to achieve high yields in difficult climatic conditions was released by the National Seed Board of Bangladesh in the summer of 2016.

Annual Review and Planning Meetings for two important Pulses Initiatives took place in New Delhi, India.

Ethiopian smallholder farmers are generating new gains in their incomes as a result of ICARDA’s work with the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) on the improvement of pulses.

ICARDA’s investment in future science leaders enhances the technical capacity and knowledge in countries facing challenges and crises today.

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.

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