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 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.
June 04, 2020
On World Environment Day we celebrate biodiversity and examine how we can rehabilitate our food production systems to be more in line with the natural world and its sustainability.
May 21, 2020
Agrobiodiversity is crucial to the livelihoods of rural communities living in dry areas of the world. It is critical for nutritional excellence and global food security amid the combined challenges of climate change, diminishing natural resources, and rapidly growing population.
March 21, 2020
On World-Water Day 2020 our guest Pasquale Steduto reflects on increasing challenges in dryland areas due to water scarcity, and how ICARDA is overcoming them.
March 10, 2020
The languages which we speak change our thoughts and the way we think. What is more, is that new research shows that the many subtle differences across languages might actually change the way we experience the world around us.
March 06, 2020
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is one of the most gender unequal regions in the world. Male labor force participation rates in MENA are no different from other regions, at around 75%, but female labor force participation rates remain low, at around 20% .
February 28, 2020
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) is an award winning, online platform for research for development (R4D) and knowledge management (KM) of projects and activities.
February 21, 2020
Investments in agricultural research and development could generate higher overall employment beyond the agricultural sector, and particularly result in increased female employment in Africa
November 03, 2019
In order to develop a sustainable date palm production system in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries of the Arabian Peninsula, an analysis of the date value chain in these countries was undertaken.
October 24, 2019
The Global Economy of Pulses, a key research output of the International Year of Pulses 2016, has been released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Bulk of the work for the report, edited by Vikas Rawal and Dorian K Navarro, was done by a research team of the Society for Social and Economic Research (SSER), New Delhi.
October 23, 2019
Developing effective management strategies and solutions to safeguard and preserve the productivity of rangelands are therefore crucial. Though efforts towards rangelands rehabilitation have been made by development partners, the scale is too small and lacks a holistic approach.