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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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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.

On International Day for Rural Women we call for empowerment strategies that reflect women's immediate needs and priorities.  

Cultivating land left fallow after the rice season is strengthening food security and boosting incomes across South Asia.

Despite prevailing social constraints, village-based seed enterprises are providing a route to empowerment.

Although grasspea contains toxins that are dangerous for human health, improved cultivars are making this hardy pulse an increasingly viable option.

Adapting to climate change and reducing the risk of instability requires renewed investments in agricultural research for development.

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