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Crop improvement

November 27, 2016
High-yielding, heat-tolerant and disease-resistant cereals and legumes are helping to fight climate change in Africa.
November 09, 2016
Can a new high-yielding, pest-resistant variety of malt barley revolutionize Ethiopia’s under-performing barley sector?
January 18, 2016
Ethiopian farmers gain hope as improved faba bean demonstrates revival of degraded soils and productivity.
December 08, 2015
In 2015, more than 10,000 farmers across the eight project countries were exposed to improved and affordable technologies both in wheat and food legumes crops.
December 08, 2015
ICARDA's "flagship" Arab Food Security project continues to make strides in disseminating new and improved technologies to local farmers.
November 15, 2015
Demekech, an Ethiopian farmer from Gimbichu, has seen lentil crop devastated from disease. With improved varieties, things are different.
November 04, 2015
Working with the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, ICARDA scientists are working to develop barley, faba bean and chickpea varieties that are resistant to drought, disease and pests and...
October 04, 2015
Comprising nearly half of the agricultural workforce in Afghanistan, women in rural parts of the country are still among the most marginalized. They lack access to knowledge and technologies and are...
October 04, 2015
Dr Atef Swelam, an irrigation scientist at ICARDA and coordinator of the Nile Delta project has been selected for the prestigious ‘Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2015’....
October 02, 2015
Imagine designing new drugs without utilizing the results from previous clinical trials. How efficient would be the process of finding a cure? This is somewhat close to what's happening in crop...

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