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Documentary: Seeds of War

With the establishment of gene banks in Lebanon and Morocco in 2016, ICARDA is reconstructing its gene collections

Traditional grazing-management practice makes an impact in southern Tunisia

Policymakers should protect them for sustainable management of rangeland resources 

Harnessing food legumes for climate-smart agriculture

 Food legumes can withstand harsh conditions and survive in water-scarce environment

Pushing toward the integration of crop-livestock and conservation agriculture

Reliance on crop residues to feed livestock has hindered the adoption of conservation agriculture. The IFAD-funded “CLCA” project provides economically- and environmentally-viable solutions

News and Events

Agricultural extension programs often fail to target women effectively. An ICARDA initiative in Tunisia asks why and challenges prevailing constraints. 

A new agricultural outreach model targeting rural women is taking shape in Afghanistan - and delivering on its promise of empowerment. 

Our understanding of the constraints holding back Africa's women farmers and entrepreneurs is improving - thanks to an ICARDA-managed wheat initiative. 

Egypt and Egyptian farmers are benefiting from ICARDA efforts to safeguard its genebank and vital plant genetic materials.  

ICARDA’s visit to Japan signals growing partnerships with the country’s government agencies and agricultural research community. 

Healthier and better performing lentil varieties using ICARDA germplasm are released in India and Nepal.

ICARDA – has sent more than 15,000 precious seeds back to the Seed Vault in Svalbard for safekeeping.

The challenge of land degradation is particularly felt in Tunisia, where soil erosion rate is high and affects 50% of its total surface.

A new partnership links  pulses research  outcomes to rural women  empowerment in  India. 

ICARDA celebrated the second ever Global Pulse Day, a global event to promote pulses .

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 management, post-harvest processing and marketing of dates, to exchange

ABC Australia interviews Dr. Andrew Noble, Deputy Director Research, ICARDA 

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