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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

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Jordan’s ‘Badia’ is a vast arid area stretching across 80% of the country. It is a severely degraded ecosystem caused by mono-cropping and overgrazing over the past few decades.

ICARDA expertise helps countries transition after conflict has devastated their agricultural production systems. Lessons learned in Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine could hold the key to future rebuilding efforts in Yemen and Syria.  

A research facility is helping countries fight wheat rust diseases – and the threat they pose to wheat yields and food security.

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.

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