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Initiatives

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.

Update

March 22, 2015
ICARDA is promoting low-toxin grasspea varieties in India, where the crop is recognized for its low input requirements and adaptation to harsh conditions.
March 19, 2015
Efforts of ICARDA’s genebank team in Syria are commended with Gregor Mendel Innovation Prize
March 09, 2015
There are many gender mainstreaming workshops that take place each year. Few are successful at motivating behavior change. But a workshop in Gondar, Ethiopia was different.