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SCIENCE FOR RESILIENT LIVELIHOODS UNDER A CLIMATE CRISIS

ICARDA is an international organization undertaking research-for-development to provide innovative, science-based agricultural solutions that improve the livelihoods resilience of rural dryland communities. Our non-profit solutions based on field-proven science are widely adopted across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. We are improving the lives of millions of smallholder dryland farmers by:

Who we are

ICARDA is the only CGIAR research center headquartered in the non-tropical drylands. Our unique dryland agricultural experience, combined with our extensive networks of research and development partners, including farming communities themselves, makes sure we provide people-centered solutions that are integrated directly into farming activities and food systems.

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40 Years

Four decades of innovative, science-driven solutions.

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10 Research hubs

Regional and country offices across the dry areas

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65 Donors

Strategic partnerships that deliver for rural communities

What We Do

Latest News

Photographer: Maged Alamri. Courtesy of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm Production and Agricultural Innovation
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ICARDA is thrilled to announce that it has won the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation (KIADPAI) in the ‘Pioneering Development and Productive Projects’ category.
Wheat Field
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A recent study by ICARDA scientists analyzed Morocco’s wheat sector, a strategic crop that is still heavily imported, to identify areas where productivity can...

Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram Presents at the World Food Prize
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ICARDA today expresses its deepest condolences for the passing of Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram, World Food Prize winner and former critical Gene Management and Wheat scientist of CIMMYT and ICARDA.