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ICARDA’s 2016 Annual Report

Highlighting our efforts to strengthen the resilience of agricultural production systems and help dryland farmers cope with the worsening impacts of climate change.

Protecting ICARDA’s unique seed collection

Depositing accessions in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault will strengthen the future development of climate-resilient crops.

Enhancing migrant women's decision-making power

Although migration provides rural women with income-generating opportunities, prevailing social constraints continue to limit their decision-making power. 

Post-conflict reconstruction

Lessons learned in Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine could support future rebuilding efforts in Syria and Yemen.

Initiatives

Improving water use efficiency in the Middle East and North Africa.

Spatial solutions for integrated agro-ecosystems.

A new approach to mining agricultural gene banks - to speed the pace of research innovation.

Update

September 10, 2017

ICARDA has deposited accessions from its 2016 seed harvest into the Svalbard Global Seed Vault for long-term safe-keeping.

August 28, 2017

Although migration provides rural women with income-generating opportunities, prevailing social constraints limit their decision-making power. 

August 16, 2017

A workshop that modeled and predicted runoff and erosion rates using a web-based tool will help national partners reverse degradation.

August 16, 2017

ICARDA conducted a training course in Tunisia to enhance the capacity of agricultural engineers involved in forage production.