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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

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.

Dr. Mahmoud El Solh, ICARDA’s Director General, along with other international dignitaries, was honored during the official launching of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm

Current trends in food security management in the Eurasian region were discussed at the International Forum on Eurasian Food Security (Agriculture and Nutrition) Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership.

Statement by Dr. Richard Thomas: " Water scarcity is a constant problem for dryland countries and a growing one globally in the face of increasing population and food demand, climate change, rising temperatures and frequent droughts, land degradation and...

Scientists publish a book on mathematical method to rapidly mine genebanks for desired traits, placing crop breeding on an accelerated track.

ICARDA takes pride in the innovative research studies conducted by its scientists. Below here we present three studies that were recently published in some top-notch journals in the areas of sustainable land management, hydrology and plant genetics.

ICARDA’s upcoming International Conference on Pulses for Health, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture for Drylands, in Marrakesh, Morocco, 18-20 April, 2016, presents sponsorship opportunities under various categories.

Together with its South Asian partners, ICARDA is pursuing the diversification of cereal-based production systems, adding legumes to the mix. This diversification strategy boosts national nutrition and food security, improves incomes and livelihoods in rural...

In Afghanistan, women farmers have few opportunities to be involved in seed production because this is considered to be primarily the task of men farmers.

ICARDA launches a Global Pulses Research Platform in India to increase the region’s pulses production and reduce dependencies on imports.

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