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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 

News and Events

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.

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. 

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