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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.

16 Research hubs

Regional and country offices across the dry areas

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Strategic partnerships that deliver for rural communities

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© Saja Taha Al Zubi (photos taken during filed visit 2016-2017)

Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, have found security from the ravaging conflict in Syria.  However, in spite of the commendable efforts from...

The TWAS Fellows Awards for women scientists recognize outstanding contributions to scientific advancement in developing countries
The World Academy of Scientists (TWAS) is now accepting nominations for three prizes devoted to women scientists working in developing countries.
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.