September 23, 2021
In order to limit sand and dust storms' threats to global drylands’ rural livelihoods, population health, and economies, ICARDA partnered up with FAO in October 2020 to contribute to the implementation of the ‘Catalyzing investments and actions to enhance resilience against Sand and Dust Storms in agriculture’ project.
September 28, 2021
The EU-funded H2020 ‘Activated Genebank Network (AGENT)’ project, in which ICARDA is involved, aims to transform genebanks from passive seed libraries into advanced bio-informatics resource centers.
September 30, 2021
Conservation Agriculture is a promising approach to improving the farming sector's resilience and farmers and enterprises engaged in farming and rural livelihoods in Moldova. To deliver a more significant impact at scale, national and international investors must prioritize improving some of the innovative products in the Conservation Agriculture System.
October 14, 2021
A new study debunks the myth that rangeland activities in Tunisia are primarily male-oriented and male performed. In fact, women's contribution to rangeland management and livestock rearing is way larger than what was previously assumed.
March 02, 2021
In order to reach a high status as a scientist or as an academic, a quasi-total work commitment is required, of minimum 40 hours per week. So, women entering careers in science or engineering face more difficult trade-offs than most men.
March 02, 2021
Women can produce the same quality work as their male colleagues, but organizations need to face the reality that generally, women juggle a lot more responsibilities than their male counterparts and need support and flexibility to excel.
March 02, 2021
I do not think that we are going to achieve inclusiveness, overcome the pay gap and the dearth of female representation at leadership levels by being gender neutral. What we need to be is to be purposeful, gender aware, gender responsive, even gender transformative.
February 09, 2021
World Pulses Day raises awareness about the nutritional benefits of a global wonder food: pulses. CGIAR, the world's largest global agricultural innovation network, is working hard to raise the profile of these delicious and nutritious crops by showcasing the pivotal role pulses can play in achieving global food security goals and targets.
December 29, 2020
Mobile grinders and seed cleaning and treatment machines offer better produce for markets and income opportunities for 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 18, 2020
ICARDA's innovative climate-smart agricultural solutions strengthen drylands livelihoods' resilience and provide rural communities with opportunities to build productive lives and reason to remain in homelands.
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.