Average yields for new varieties range between 3.3 and 5.5 t/ha, approximately 300% higher than the national average yield of 1.1 t/ha.
More than 70 participants from 23 countries attended the four-day-workshop to learn about recent achievements in wheat breeding in Russia.
“Connecting People to Nature” is the theme for 2017’s World Environment Day. On this day, ICARDA, as a global organization working in over 50 countries across the world’s dry areas, joins the call to get into nature and appreciate its beauty and importance.
Cotton is a major contributor to Pakistan’s economy, but yields are often threatened by the virus, which can cause losses of up to 20-40 percent.
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.