May 19, 2022
On World Bee Day, we take a look at Dr Stefenie Christmann's Farming with Alternative Pollinators (FAP) project which shows how wild bee and pollinator protection is affordable for low- and middle-income countries
May 22, 2022
Dr. Athanasios Tsivelikas discusses ICARDA's new Morocco Genebank, the extraordinary potential of some accessions, the war in Ukraine, and tomorrow's food security in a Q&A for World Biodiversity Day.
March 09, 2022
Placing weather intelligence in the hands of farmers means that instead of fearing for their crops and livestock, farmers can take prior action to limit locust damages.
March 07, 2022
For International Women's Day 2022, delve into CGIAR's critical gender research that explains why sustainable food systems won't be achieved without women.
February 10, 2022
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, ICARDA Gender Scientist Dr. Dina Najjar explains how including the crop traits’ preferences of different stakeholders could translate into broader adoption of improved varieties.
February 06, 2022
Precision farming is often touted as a solution for industrial-type farms, but it is also a great option for small-scale farmers in the developing world.
January 18, 2022
Across Morocco, India, Nepal, and Uzbekistan’s sweeping, and at times desiccated tracts of land, two ICARDA agronomists are researching crop associations to improve the soil, make the most out of scarce water, and boost farmers’ income.
December 16, 2021
In the Houet region of Burkina Faso, ICARDA conducted a gender study to untangle various determinants that drive cowpea’s productivity, a crop cultivated mainly by women and central to their livelihoods.
December 14, 2021
Animal feed is scarce in the arid regions of southern Tunisia. To help farmers and pastoralists access feed, ICARDA, its local partners and CGIAR have boosted the local manufacturing of food pellets using available raw material.
December 02, 2021
For two years, ICT2Scale has leveraged multiple ICT tools to support dryland Tunisian farmers access vital commodity price information across the country. As the project comes to an end, we reflect on its major successes, and on its legacy.