May 22, 2023
Neglected crops improve soil health, reduce water usage, provide a nutritious food source, and enhance biodiversity. Yet they are overlooked. We discuss their benefits and what they offer to climate-smart food system transformation.
May 18, 2023
Narrowing the gender digital divide, supporting rural women's livelihoods, and promoting biodiversity through beekeeping as an opportunity for income-generating environmentally sustainable activities.
March 21, 2023
ICARDA’s agri-water innovations and approaches help farmers to “Be the Change” for better water use in dryland agriculture.
March 15, 2023
To help farmers cope with the country's severe droughts, ICARDA, INRA-Morocco, and Benchaib Semences recently released six new drought-tolerant varieties of durum wheat and barley through the DIIVA-PR Project, funded by the Crop Trust.
March 07, 2023
Research priorities to strengthen women's roles in climate-resilient agriculture in the Middle East and North Africa
A new strategy identifies priorities to advance gender equality in agriculture in the MENA region for adapting and building resilience to climate change.
February 09, 2023
ICARDA's Climate Change Advisor, Dr. Roula Majdalani, discusses her professional journey and contributions to climate-related agricultural science and why groundbreaking research is vital to inform policymaking that facilitates the scale-up and adoption of transformative climate-smart approaches.
February 09, 2023
The Africa RISING project diversifies wheat-based production systems by integrating high yielding and pest resistant food legume crops into the cropping system. Easy access for farmers to quality seeds produced by community seed producers is the key to the project.
February 03, 2023
ICARDA in partnership with the FAO, held a regional symposium to bring together the NENA Evapotranspiration Network of experts in the field of evapotranspiration.
December 14, 2022
"Restoring rangelands in Tunisia involves much more than just planting shrubs and trees. It is about managing the frequency and duration of animal grazing on a day-to-day basis." - Dr. Mounir Louhaichi
December 05, 2022
In the Central and West Asia, and North Africa Region (CWANA) ICARDA scientists and partners are leading efforts to provide solutions to farmers that allow them to continue food production while protecting their soil.
December 01, 2022
Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad embarked on a series of ‘Walks for Life’ in North Africa and Norway to raise global visibility of the impacts of climate change on rural farmers in the region and beyond.
October 13, 2022
To celebrate International Rural Women's Day, ICARDA is releasing two videos showing the imperative of supporting female cooperative members through quality, technology training, and skill development.
September 28, 2022
The film reveals ICARDA's seedbanks and scientists' critical roles in preserving future global food security.