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ICARDA scientist Dr. Stefan Strohmeier presented the Center’s achievements on restoring degraded rangelands by optimizing mechanized micro water harvesting techniques at the First World Conference on Soil and Water Conservation under Global Change (CONSOWA).

ICARDA and IFAD launched a new initiative aimed at assuring food and nutritional security and income for farmers in South Asia.

The visit provided an opportunity to emphasize the old ties that link ICARDA to Lebanon, and thank the Lebanese Government for its permanent support to ICARDA.

Munir Ahmad Sidiqee, ICARDA NARS partner from Afghanistan, shares thoughts on the visit to Jordan and Egypt.

The challenge of desertification, already big, is becoming even more significant as a growing global population places increasing pressure on productive land.

Mr. Aly Abousabaa outlined potential areas for cooperation between GAFSP and ICARDA and showcased a number of successful ICARDA initiatives around the world.

On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, we reflect on ICARDA’s efforts to safeguard its genetic resources - and promote sustainable development in the world’s dry areas.

The prestigious award is now looking for interested candidates to submit applications in the following five categories.

The Sixth International Date Palm Conference will be held on 19-21 March 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

 ICARDA-NARS strategy consultation meeting was held in Rabat, Morocco on 3 May 2017.

The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security provides funding to support project’s further development.

Average yields for new varieties range between 3.3 and 5.5 t/ha, approximately 300% higher than the national average yield of 1.1 t/ha.

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