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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

February 27, 2015
An ICARDA scientist was recently awarded the 2014 Outstanding Young Scientist Award at the annual awards ceremony of the Association of Agricultural Scientists of Indian Origin (AASIO).
February 27, 2015
Efforts to improve systems analysis and enhance modeling capabilities across North Africa were recently taken forward through a workshop targeting researchers from Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco.
February 27, 2015
Against a backdrop of increasing conflict and instability, ICARDA recently attended a FAO conference to explore strategies that could strengthen the resilience of the region's agriculture and food security.
February 27, 2015
Although the solutions needed to raise agricultural productivity are known, they often do not reach the end-users who can benefit from them the most - smallholder farmers.

Events

3rd UNCCD Scientific Conference
Cancun, Mexico
09 March
12 March, 2015
Annual Planning Meeting: Knowledge Management in CACILM
Kazahkstan
17 March
18 March, 2015
Dryland Systems IRT-NAWA Meeting
Hammamet, Tunisia
24 March
26 March, 2015