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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

ICARDA is committed to raising the capacity of agricultural researchers so they can help their countries secure food security and resource conservation targets.

A review meeting of OCPF-ICARDA project on food legumes was held in New Delhi, India.

The Director General of ICARDA Mr. Aly Abousabaa visited ICARDA Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Program and Research Platform in Ethiopia on 12-15 June 2017.

ICARDA joins its agricultural development partners across the dry areas in celebrating World Population Day.

IFAD-funded ICARDA project on “Barley-livestock systems for better climate change resilience in Jordan is Iraq is featured in the UNFCCC Technology Executive C

Assessing the systemic and gendered opportunities and constraints for innovation in forage value chains in Afghanistan, with a focus on Baghlan province, is the objective of a three-day workshop that started in Dubai on 3 July 2017.

ICARDA scientist Dr. Stefan Strohmeier presented the Center’s achievements on restoring degraded rangelands by optimizing mechanized micro water harvesting techniques at the First World Conference on Soil and Water Conservation under Global Change (CONSOWA).

ICARDA and IFAD launched a new initiative aimed at assuring food and nutritional security and income for farmers in South Asia.

The visit provided an opportunity to emphasize the old ties that link ICARDA to Lebanon, and thank the Lebanese Government for its permanent support to ICARDA.

Munir Ahmad Sidiqee, ICARDA NARS partner from Afghanistan, shares thoughts on the visit to Jordan and Egypt.

The challenge of desertification, already big, is becoming even more significant as a growing global population places increasing pressure on productive land.

Mr. Aly Abousabaa outlined potential areas for cooperation between GAFSP and ICARDA and showcased a number of successful ICARDA initiatives around the world.

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