The Miracle Plant

Prickly pear cactus could help alleviate hunger in arid regions.

India's Minister of Agriculture emphasizes partnership

“We share the same goals – better livelihoods for small-scale farmers and pastoralists.”

Fast-growing, heat-tolerant wheat for adaptation

ICARDA scientists develop a set of durum wheat varieties that can withstand up to 40°C heat along the Senegal River.

Modernizing rainwater harvesting

A new practical and cost-effective approach combines indigenous knowledge and mechanization for enhanced effectiveness.


Improving water use efficiency in the Middle East and North Africa.

Spatial solutions for integrated agro-ecosystems.

A new approach to mining agricultural gene banks - to speed the pace of research innovation.


February 21, 2018

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Deputy Director General for Research for ICARDA. In his new role, he will provide scientific and...

February 19, 2018

The new research program prioritizes technology innovation and value chains.

February 11, 2018

During a field day in its Amlaha Station in Central India’s Madhya Pradesh State, ICARDA shared its improved cultivars with 200 farmers and special...

February 01, 2018

Update: 21, February 2018 Dear Bidder,