September 06, 2015
A new partnership agreement was signed between the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture, UNDP and ICARDA to link agricultural research in Palestine to the sustainable development goals. This...
August 23, 2015
The dirt beneath our feet is more valuable than you might think. Soil is the basis for both food and fuel production and it is essential for the ecosystem services that nature provides us. Soil is...
June 17, 2015
On World Day to Combat Desertification we must renew our commitment to healthy soils and productive land.
June 07, 2015
ICARDA’s work with national and community partners is creating solutions to benefit the 'badia's' ecology, and strengthen the resilience of Bedouin communities.
June 04, 2015
Producing enough food - without an environmental cost - will be one of our biggest challenges in the years ahead.
May 20, 2015
ICARDA is helping farmers across the Arabian Peninsula deal with extreme aridity, water scarcity, and erratic rainfall.
May 17, 2015
A plan to address the Mediterranean's migrant crisis must acknowledge one of its major causes - food insecurity.
May 10, 2015
Conservation agriculture – the practice of not plowing farmlands and leaving crop residue in the field for improved soil fertility and water conservation – brings optimal production at the best cost.
May 10, 2015
Recycling and reusing saline water can return salt-affected irrigated areas to higher levels of production, making significant contributions to food, feed and renewable energy production.
April 30, 2015
Changes in climate patterns are already having their most acute effect on people living in the world’s dry areas – including the Near East and North Africa.