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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

A new strategic direction for ICARDA

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

News and Events

The Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) has invited people from all over the world to showcase their culinary talents using pulses in a virtual competition.

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) on March 30, 2016, world leaders from OFID and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) member countries as well as Heads of Austria-based international...

ICARDA family mourns the passing away of Dr. Nasri Haddad, Regional Coordinator - West Asia Regional Program, a dear friend and colleague.

Innovative technologies for new crop varieties of lentil, chickpea, grasspea, cactus and barley, developed and promoted by ICARDA and partners were displayed at a national Agriculture Fair-cum-Exhibition in India.

Afghanistan’s Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock awarded a certificate of appreciation to ICARDA to acknowledge the success of IFAD-funded Community-based Agriculture and Livestock Project.

Scientists have published a new book on an innovative mathematical approach to rapidly mine genebanks for desired traits, placing crop breeding on an accelerated track.

Integrated crop management technologies for malt barley, faba bean and chickpea, scaled-out by ICARDA under USAID-funded projects in Ethiopia, are helping in climate change adaptation and improving food and nutritional security.

Participants of the fourth Regional Coordination Meeting of ICARDA’s South Asia & China Regional Program looked at the progress made in various areas of collaborative research and discussed future partnerships.

Participants of the International Forum on Eurasian Food Security (Agriculture and Nutrition) Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership discussed and analyzed current trends in food security management in the Eurasian region.

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development announced support to wheat farmers at a National Field Day organized by the AfDB-funded SARD-SC Wheat Project.

Two agreements between ICARDA and institutions in the UAE, and an acknowledgement of ICARDA’s agricultural innovations by the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm have further strengthened ICARDA-UAE ties.

Nepal’s Minister for Agricultural Development commended ICARDA’s contributions to Nepal’s agriculture, most particularly in pulses research and development.