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Improving nutrition

Sustained efforts are needed to strengthen resilience against a backdrop of rising temperatures and increasing water scarcity.
Although grasspea contains toxins that are dangerous for human health, improved cultivars are making this hardy pulse an increasingly viable option.
LovePulses Competition in Ethiopia helps raise profile of pulses for both food and farming.
The India-Morocco South-South Initiative kicked off celebrations for IYP 2016 with a grand feast.
ICARDA and CIMMYT propose ‘Wheat for Africa’ which aims to increase Africa’s wheat food and nutritional security through enhanced domestic production by 2025.
ICARDA joins FAO at the launch of 2016 International Year of Pulses in Rome, Italy.
Today, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched the International Year of Pulses 2016 (IYP) in Rome, Italy.
In Syria, the lentil crops suffer heavily from a soil borne disease called Fusarium wilt, which can cause as high as 72% yield losses in wilt-infested fields. For a successful lentil crop, farmers...
In developing countries, where people struggle to secure one square meal a day, nutritional concerns are often ignored. Micronutrient deficiencies often known as the 'hidden hunger' go unnoticed even...
Speaking at the pre-ICAE (International Conference of Agricultural Economists) event organized by the European Commission, the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) and the...
The impacts of agricultural research on food security and issues related to reducing food loss and waste (FLW) were discussed at the fourth Meeting of G20 Agricultural Chief Scientists (MACS) that...
Promoting the distribution and management of goats has generated enormous benefits for some of Afghanistan's poorest and most vulnerable women.

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