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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 

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ICARDA is working with the Hashemite Fund for the Development of Jordan's 'Badia' to reverse degradation and improve the productivity of Jordan's marginal lands.

Early maturing lentil varieties are adding new crop, income and nutrition for rice farmers in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

ICARDA’s biotechnology laboratory in Cairo plays a key role in breeding the country’s future crops – helping to strengthen food security in Egypt, and beyond.

Sustained efforts to improve the health of dairy goats in Afghanistan are helping to transform the lives of rural communities.

Farmers across East and West Africa have been learning about improved wheat growing techniques through targeted 'field days'.

It is possible to bridge the gap between consumption and agricultural production in the Arab World – but only with the effective application of science and technology.

An effort to improve soil fertility and health is reaping significant benefits for the productivity and sustainability of smallholder farming systems in Pakistan.

An initiative to empower rural women in Jordan and encourage their participation in income-generating activities, recently held a ceremony for graduates of its peer-to-peer training scheme.

Although Morocco is set to nearly treble olive production, these ambitious plans could have potentially serious consequences for the country’s water supplies.

As a mainstay of dryland agriculture, the ICARDA-led CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems has initiated efforts to raise livestock production.

An ICARDA scientist has been awarded a prestigious international award from the International Branch of the Entomological Society of America (ESA).

Wheat consumption is rising rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa and imports account for over 70% of the region’s needs. Change is needed.

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