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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

In celebrating World Milk Day on 1 June, a practical course on enhancing traditional dairy processing and milk quality was organized in rural Jordan.

Practical and cost-effective technology introduced in Tunisia to enhance rural livelihoods and reduce workloads of women producers.

ICARDA’s genebank hosts one of the world’s largest and most unique collection of beans, crops and wheat.

For centuries, herders have relied on mobility and common use of rangelands as an effective adaptation strategy for coping with drought-affected areas.

The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture was launched during the ninth annual ICT4D Conference in Hyderabad, India, on 15 May 2017.

ICARDA is consistently engaged in capacity development of NARS  staff via state-of-the art training opportunities. 

The First Turkey-Africa Agriculture Ministers Meeting and Agribusiness Forum was held in Antalya, Turkey on 27-28 April.

Reducing malnutrition is a major challenge in Asia, especially where low-income small-scale households in developing countries are concerned.

Investing in young agricultural scientists helps resource-poor countries achieve food and nutrition security for generations to come. 

More than 60 delegates from 20 countries discussed the solutions to combat barley leaf diseases during the workshop in Rabat, organized by ICARDA.

ICARDA  and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) agreed on extending strategic partnership until 2020. 

Women are vital to reducing rural poverty and improving food security and nutrition in rural areas.

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