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The visit provided an opportunity to emphasize the old ties that link ICARDA to Lebanon, and thank the Lebanese Government for its permanent support to ICARDA.

Munir Ahmad Sidiqee, ICARDA NARS partner from Afghanistan, shares thoughts on the visit to Jordan and Egypt.

The challenge of desertification, already big, is becoming even more significant as a growing global population places increasing pressure on productive land.

Mr. Aly Abousabaa outlined potential areas for cooperation between GAFSP and ICARDA and showcased a number of successful ICARDA initiatives around the world.

On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, we reflect on ICARDA’s efforts to safeguard its genetic resources - and promote sustainable development in the world’s dry areas.

The prestigious award is now looking for interested candidates to submit applications in the following five categories.

The Sixth International Date Palm Conference will be held on 19-21 March 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

 ICARDA-NARS strategy consultation meeting was held in Rabat, Morocco on 3 May 2017.

The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security provides funding to support project’s further development.

Average yields for new varieties range between 3.3 and 5.5 t/ha, approximately 300% higher than the national average yield of 1.1 t/ha.

More than 70 participants from 23 countries attended the four-day-workshop to learn about recent achievements in wheat breeding in Russia.

“Connecting People to Nature” is the theme for 2017’s World Environment Day. On this day, ICARDA, as a global organization working in over 50 countries across the world’s dry areas, joins the call to get into nature and appreciate its beauty and importance.

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