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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...
October 02, 2015
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...
September 26, 2015
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...
September 21, 2015
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...
September 07, 2015
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...
September 07, 2015
ICARDA-IFPRI project has led to improved practices for integrated water & land management in Central Asia.
September 07, 2015
Partnerships are playing an ever-increasing role in Afghanistan's post-war development.

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