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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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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Deputy Director General for Research for ICARDA. In his new role, he will provide scientific and managerial leadership in setting priorities, planning, implementing, and monitoring a cohesive research agenda aligned with...

The new research program prioritizes technology innovation and value chains.

During a field day in its Amlaha Station in Central India’s Madhya Pradesh State, ICARDA shared its improved cultivars with 200 farmers and special guests. 

Update: 21, February 2018 Dear Bidder, We are writing to inform you that we have extended the deadline for proposal submission to Thursday, March 1st, 4:00 p.m. Cairo time.

Prickly pear cactus could help alleviate hunger in arid regions.

We share the same goals – better livelihoods for small-scale farmers and pastoralists.

Using non-GM molecular breeding techniques, ICARDA’s scientists developed a set of durum wheat varieties that can withstand up to 40°C heat along the Senegal River basin.

A new practical and cost-effective approach combines indigenous knowledge and mechanization for enhanced effectiveness.

ICARDA is partnering with a global leader in animal health to enhance the reproductive efficiency of sheep and goats in the Middle East. 

Agricultural research for development in the dry areas provides insights that can enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities worldwide.

ICARDA is raising the capacity of women farmers in Afghanistan, enhancing their contributions to food security and household income. 

A recent workshop in Tunisia brought together diverse stakeholders to discuss rangeland management strategies.

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