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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.

News and Events

Former ICARDA researcher receives prestigious award for an academic paper on the Center’s participatory breeding program.

A recent meeting in Beirut discussed a new regional partnership to support agricultural research for development in West Asia and North Africa.

ICARDA has approved a plan and budget for an initiative aiming to raise crop production and strengthen national food security in Iran.

Discussing collaborative research activities and on-going efforts to strengthen food security with Abu Dhabi’s Food Control Authority. 

ICARDA presented practical solutions and strategies at the 13th session of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

ICARDA’s North Africa Platform in Rabat, Morocco, recently hosted the CGIAR’s Independent Science and Partner Council (ISPC).

ICARDA has deposited accessions from its 2016 seed harvest into the Svalbard Global Seed Vault for long-term safe-keeping.

Although migration provides rural women with income-generating opportunities, prevailing social constraints limit their decision-making power. 

A workshop that modeled and predicted runoff and erosion rates using a web-based tool will help national partners reverse degradation.

ICARDA conducted a training course in Tunisia to enhance the capacity of agricultural engineers involved in forage production.

The recent review and planning meeting of a pulse initiative in Odisha offered solutions to raise farmer productivity. 

ICARDA attended the launch of a new project to streamline the use of affordable water-saving technologies in the Near East and North Africa. 

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