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.
July 02, 2019
Rangelands in Jordan form around 80% of the land area. Severe land degradation is due to natural and anthropogenic factors. Restoration attempts to reduce and mitigate rangeland degradation by using the micro-water harvesting techniques coupled with out-planting of native species on hill-slope areas, have been introduced and adopted in Jordan.
July 02, 2019
10 out of 12 of Jordan’s underwater basins are overpumped. A new NGO, the Watershed and Development Initiative (WADI), was launched to engage local communities in land management and rehabilitation.
June 19, 2019
This approach offers an opportunity to characterize complex causalities and attribute realistic weights to specified causal linkages, as is relevant for the study of natural resource governance.
January 10, 2019
A water supply and management project is supporting host communities in a country where resources have been over-utilized and basic services stretched.