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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.

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Regional and country offices across the dry areas

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Strategic partnerships that deliver for rural communities

Recent updates

Collaboration between ICARDA and Caussade Semences Group (France)
The collaboration will support the further development of their respective plant breeding programs, especially for kabuli chickpea, lentil and grass pea.
A gorgeous, but treacherous valley where faba bean production is now being resurrected at Haroye and surrounding villages in Kutaber district
Faba bean cultivation has been confronted by many challenges over the past two decades particularly in the Amhara region. The main production constraints are introduction of parasitic weed (Orobanche crenata) and emerging diseases like faba bean gall in central and northern Ethiopia.
“Hope in a Changing Climate” was named the best ecosystem film by the International Wildlife Film Festival and won several other honors.