Research themes

Who we are

We envision resilient livelihoods in dryland communities of the developing world with secure access to food, markets, nutrition and health, and the capacity to manage natural resources sustainably.

40 Years

Four decades of innovative, science-driven solutions.

16 Research hubs

Regional and country offices across the dry areas

87 Donors

Strategic partnerships that deliver for rural communities

Recent updates

Germany’s public international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, showcases an ICARDA strategy that protects pollinators while increasing farmer yields and incomes
Seed Info No. 57
Seed Info aims to stimulate information exchange and regular communication between seed staff in the Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) region and beyond.
Tunisian and Algerian partners meet a conservation agriculture farmer in Setif, Algeria
A south-south collaboration is initiating the manufacture of locally-produced direct seeders to facilitate the scaling-up of conservation agriculture in Algeria and Tunisia. Significantly cheaper than imported models, the seeders could be a game-changing innovation for North Africa’s smallholder farmers.