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ICARDA Update

June 01, 2016

The Conference on the Investment in the Date Palm Sector (Reality and Prospects) was held by the Directorate General of the Million Date Palm Plantation Project at the Diwan of the Royal Court in Muscat, Oman from May 23-25, 2016 under the auspices of Dr.

May 24, 2016

New malt barley varieties released with the potential to triple average yield in Ethiopia.

May 16, 2016

Over 300 participants from 35 countries gathered at ICP 2016 endorse the Morocco Declaration for better policies on pulses production.

May 10, 2016

An international conference on Pulses for Health, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture in Drylands was held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 18-20 April, 2016.

May 10, 2016

Recent trends in Conservation Agriculture were discussed at an advanced international course on Conservation Agriculture in the Mediterranean Environments (North & South) conducted from 4-9 April 2016, in Zaragoza (Spain), with 21 participants.

May 10, 2016

ICARDA organized two courses on ‘Field Inspection Methodologies and Its Application’ and ‘Seed Quality Testing’ for participants from the National Seed Administration of Sudan in Cairo, Egypt from 10-14 April 2016.

May 10, 2016

On the occasion of World Earth Day, ICARDA-led Knowledge Management in Central Asian Countries Initiative for Land Management Phase II project organized a pistachio tree planting event in Bostanlyk district of Tashkent region, Uzbekistan.

May 10, 2016

The Independent Science and Partnership Council Science Forum 2016 was held from 12-14 April, 2016, in Addis Ababa with the objective of rethinking pathways for agricultural research.

May 10, 2016

A high level Traveling Workshop was organized on April 11, 2016, in the Sharkia Governorate of Egypt by ICARDA, the Agricultural Research Center, Zagazig University, and the Food and Agriculture Organization.

May 10, 2016

Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation program, an African Development Bank initiative for transforming agriculture on the continent, was discussed in Ibadan, Nigeria, from 12-14 April.

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