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ICARDA Update

April 07, 2016

Two agreements between ICARDA and institutions in the UAE, and an acknowledgement of ICARDA’s agricultural innovations by the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm have further strengthened ICARDA-UAE ties.

April 07, 2016

Nepal’s Minister for Agricultural Development commended ICARDA’s contributions to Nepal’s agriculture, most particularly in pulses research and development.

March 29, 2016

Dr. Mahmoud El Solh, ICARDA’s Director General, along with other international dignitaries, was honored during the official launching of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm

March 27, 2016

Current trends in food security management in the Eurasian region were discussed at the International Forum on Eurasian Food Security (Agriculture and Nutrition) Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership.

March 22, 2016

Statement by Dr. Richard Thomas: " Water scarcity is a constant problem for dryland countries and a growing one globally in the face of increasing population and food demand, climate change, rising temperatures and frequent droughts, land degradation and...

March 13, 2016

Scientists publish a book on mathematical method to rapidly mine genebanks for desired traits, placing crop breeding on an accelerated track.

March 07, 2016

ICARDA takes pride in the innovative research studies conducted by its scientists. Below here we present three studies that were recently published in some top-notch journals in the areas of sustainable land management, hydrology and plant genetics.

March 02, 2016

ICARDA’s upcoming International Conference on Pulses for Health, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture for Drylands, in Marrakesh, Morocco, 18-20 April, 2016, presents sponsorship opportunities under various categories.

March 02, 2016

Together with its South Asian partners, ICARDA is pursuing the diversification of cereal-based production systems, adding legumes to the mix. This diversification strategy boosts national nutrition and food security, improves incomes and livelihoods in rural...

March 02, 2016

In Afghanistan, women farmers have few opportunities to be involved in seed production because this is considered to be primarily the task of men farmers.

February 24, 2016

ICARDA launches a Global Pulses Research Platform in India to increase the region’s pulses production and reduce dependencies on imports.

February 23, 2016

In an interesting research finding, scientists have identified a salt tolerant gene in soybean that also increases grain yield. This opens up possibilities for exploring similar traits in other legumes as well.

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