April 18, 2021
In close partnership with the Crop Trust, ICARDA scientists have successfully introduced Crop wild relatives’ resistance to diseases, pests, drought, and extreme heat into the related improved varieties.
March 22, 2021
ICARDA showcases its innovative iNASHR project that addresses Egypt’s water scarcity and soil quality in a systemic way to improve food security for smallholder family farmers.
December 22, 2020
A new study conducted in the central Ethiopian highlands reveals that introducing animal sheds in livestock markets can increase farmers’ market attendance and income.
December 29, 2020
Mobile grinders and seed cleaning and treatment machines offer better produce for markets and income opportunities for farmers
December 10, 2020
A recently published ICARDA study investigating rural farmers' willingness to pay for carefully identified livestock market facilities has revealed what services are the most valued.
December 03, 2020
The theme of this year's World Soil Day, "Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity,” helps us to focus on current threats to the vital ecosystem and biodiversity of soil, and what ICARDA is doing in dry regions to protect it.
November 09, 2020
On World Science Day for Peace and Development, we showcase our work to restore food systems after national shocks - often the first step towards recovery.
October 17, 2020
On International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, read about a recent study by ICARDA's Dr. Girma T. Kassie that makes sure our people-centered research produces real-world solutions, by asking farmers what traits in improved wheat they are willing to pay for.
October 16, 2020
On World Food Day 2020 we look at a collaborative CGIAR initiative called DryArc that targets water-scarce regions, and embraces the new ways of thinking, digitization of research-for-development, and innovative participatory approaches that are urgently needed
October 15, 2020
On International Day of Rural Women, we examine a new study that uncovers the hidden contribution of women farmers to household and community resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 04, 2020
Take a moment to discover more about the important work ICARDA carried out in 2019 to improve the resilience of rural livelihoods in dry areas through our innovative science and research-for-development.
July 26, 2020
Every year after the rice harvest in South Asia, a vast area of over 15 million hectares lies idle (fallow) until the next rice planting season several months later. Scientists in countries like Bangladesh, India and Nepal think the fallow land could, and should, be used for additional crops that increase farmer incomes and food security.
July 22, 2020
In June, CGIAR tasked ICARDA to coordinate a series of workshops with key partners and stakeholders to understand what knowledge, partnerships, tools, innovative R4D programs, and synergies with existing initiatives, are critically required for climate-smart food-systems in the region.