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February 16, 2017

ICARDA’s visit to Japan signals growing partnerships with the country’s government agencies and agricultural research community.  ICARDA’s Director General, Aly Abousabaa, participated in a series

February 13, 2017

Nepal recently released ‘Khajura Masuro-3’ (RL-4), a new iron (Fe) and zinc (Zn) rich variety, to the farmers in Terai region. The variety was developed by conventional breeding method, crossed with

February 12, 2017

February 10, 2016 – ICARDA has sent more than 15,000 precious seeds back to the Seed Vault in Svalbard being deposited on the 22 February 2017 for eternal safekeeping in the arctic permafrost. The

February 08, 2017

The challenge of land degradation is particularly felt in Tunisia, where soil erosion rate is high and affects 50% of its total surface. The land and water conservation has been the focus of national

January 19, 2017

Pulses, loaded with benefits for the environment and people, have found yet another role in India – empowering rural women.    ICARDA’s India Research Platform is partnering with Tejaswini Rural

January 19, 2017

On 18th of January, ICARDA celebrated the second ever Global Pulse Day, a global event to promote pulses and continue the momentum of the 2016 International Year of Pulses (IYP 2016). The event aimed

January 17, 2017

The ICARDA-led research project “Development of sustainable production systems for the date palm in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries” was created in 2004 with the aim to improve date palm crop

December 22, 2016

ABC Australia interviews Dr. Andrew Noble, Deputy Director Research, ICARDA  International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) works in a number of fragile countries experiencing

November 30, 2016

Conservation Agriculture has the potential to enhance soil fertility and reduce erosion across 260,000 hectares (ha) of fragile and degraded cereal land in Tunisia, according to a joint study by the

November 28, 2016

Innovations from agricultural research have solutions that add value to country investment plans tto  combat climate change and meeting Sustainable Development Goals.  ICARDA offers a range of tested

November 28, 2016

Are you an international expert or student interested in recent advanced studies concerning barley leaf diseases? Join ICARDA’s 2nd International Workshop on Barley Leaf Diseases (IWBLD) held in

November 28, 2016

The genetic makeup of native plants and animals in drylands countries is well adapted to resist the harsh conditions that climate change brings – hotter, drier, less predictable and more extreme

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