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Crop improvement

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’....
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...
Taoufiq Ben Ammar lives on one of the dales in Chouarnia (district of Siliana, Tunisia) and his livelihood is intrinsically linked to what he sells from wheat cropping, weaned lambs and a couple of...
AMMAN, Jordan: The International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) has requested in September 2015 to be provided with part of its genetic materials that has been duplicated in...
Improved wheat varieties developed using CGIAR breeding lines, either in cross-pollinations or as direct releases, cover more than 100 million hectares — nearly two-thirds of the area sown to...
As part of the ICARDA led project ‘Narrowing the yield gaps of barley-faba bean based cropping systems through knowledge based pest management practices for improved food systems of small holder...
ICARDA-IFPRI project has led to improved practices for integrated water & land management in Central Asia.
Partnerships are playing an ever-increasing role in Afghanistan's post-war development.
A plan to address the Mediterranean's migrant crisis must acknowledge one of its major causes - food insecurity.
ICARDA is leveraging Morocco’s diverse soils and climate conditions to establish a model crop improvement program.
ICARDA’s Genetic Resources Section (GRS), supported by the Global Crop Diversity Trust, has been organizing collecting missions to previously unexplored parts of Greece.
An agreement with Ethiopia confirms the establishment of a new research for development platform focused on mixed crop-livestock production systems.

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