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Do agricultural innovations help or hurt the poor?

In Rajasthan thinking beyond established wisdom and paying attention to local norms and context is helping to inform the development of gender-sensitive and pro-poor strategies to enhance the adoption of agricultural innovations

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

News and Events

Restoration of agriculture is central component of reconstruction efforts in Iraq.

Wheat rust diseases remain an important threat to wheat.

Cairo, Egypt, March 29 – The potential impact of climate change on the Egyptian economy is not good news. Experts project less water and poorer water quality, loss in tourism revenues, and higher malnutrition, among others, according to a UNDP report.

ICARDA signs a letter of intent with the UAE government’s date palm research arm at the conference.

Farmers showcase products and exchange ideas at the agriculture expo.

Guidelines for Enhanced Governance.

Harpenden, United Kingdom, March 9 – ICARDA scientist Mustapha El Bouhssini received a lifetime achievement award from the International Association of Plant Resistance to Insects.

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. The project was supported by the Swedish Research Council.

Helping researchers gain more accurate insight into impacts of extension strategies.

We celebrate our female scientists' work on International Women's Day.

Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, February 23 – ICARDA’s longtime partner Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute (LARI) celebrated the construction of new laboratories and office space in its headquarters in eastern Lebanon.

The award recognizes gene bank managers from CGIAR for their life-time achievement.

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