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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 

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

News and Events

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.

ICARDA is maximizing the productivity of Sudan's crop-range-livestock systems through water-harvesting interventions.

A new ICARDA e-learning platform leverages modern technologies to enhance teaching, learning and professional development.  

A recent analysis provides a promising step towards mining the genetic potential of adaptable indigenous livestock. 

An ICARDA PhD trainee from Bangladesh has been awarded a prestigious award in the United States for his work on lentil bio-fortification.

The opening of a second office in Cairo demonstrates renewed commitment to Egypt’s resource-poor farmers.

An ICARDA-led initiative is improving crop management, transferring new technologies, and developing germplasm.   

Sustained efforts are needed to strengthen resilience against a backdrop of rising temperatures and increasing water scarcity.

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