World Bank and CGIAR discuss agricultural investments & impact

CGIAR Center directors met President of the World Bank to discuss global impacts of agricultural research and solutions.

Joining hands for no poverty, zero hunger and empowering women

ICARDA joins its partners across the drylands to celebrate their contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Innovations for EU-Afghanistan Brussels Conference, Oct 4-5

Afghan-ICARDA partnership: a range of drylands rural development innovations is ripe for scaling-up – to boost nutrition security and income for rural populations   


The 2015 ICARDA Annual Report: a snapshot of impacts, innovations and partnerships from 2015 that are showing the path to more productive and resilient dryland systems. 



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

The key to Africa's rising dependence on costly wheat imports is domestic production.

ICARDA leads the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems with partners in over 40 countries.


October 26, 2016

Drylands host 44 percent of world’s cultivated systems and support 50 percent of world’s livestock.  Under climate change,

October 24, 2016

Drip irrigation is helping farmers to conserve water resources while stabilizing wheat production across the Arab region.

October 23, 2016

 Farmers in dryland countries are already hard-hit by climate change – with many forced to contend with increasingly erratic rainfall,


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