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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.

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A study in Tunisia explored the factors that influence the adoption of new agricultural technologies. Lessons learned will enhance the performance of the country’s extension services and raise farmer`s/agricultural productivity.
Barley is an important commodity which farmers get technical SMS messages about.
In post-revolution Tunisia a new initiative is harnessing ICT to overhaul the country’s outdated and under-resourced extension system—enhancing farmer access to new innovations and technologies.
Chickpea field in Ethiopia

ICARDA conducted a land suitability mapping for selected varieties of chickpea, faba bean and malt barley in Ethiopia in order to identify where and...