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

Dr. Badraoui (left) with ICARDA researchers
ICARDA is saddened by the loss of our Board Member, Dr. Mohamed Badraoui, who passed away on April 5, 2019.
Tracking agroecosystems from space helps to better understand food and nutrition security
A new research partnership will utilize remote sensing and Earth Observation technologies to enhance sustainable agricultural development.
A pumpkin farmer in Settat shows the yield benefits of the FAP approach
‘Farming with Alternative Pollinators’ is a sustainable, low-cost strategy that conserves biodiversity while increasing productivity.