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ICARDA Update

February 22, 2016

ICARDA's new pulses platform to boost declining pulses production in India through sustainable intensification of cropping systems.

February 18, 2016

IFAD showcased the impacts from its Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D) funded projects at the 39th session of its Governing Council convened in Rome, 17-18 February 2016.

February 17, 2016

On Feb 9, 2016, Dr. Samira A. S. Omar Asem, ICARDA Board member, was appointed by the Kuwait Council of Ministers to be the new Director General of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR).

February 16, 2016

Scientists conclude large-scale irrigation systems are dangerously under-performing and call for overhaul.

February 10, 2016

In the context of climate change and population growth in Egypt, research findings point the way to the development of a resilient urban water infrastructure system.

February 06, 2016

ICARDA's Board Member, Dr. Michel Afram, awarded "Ambassador of Quality" by Business Initiative Directions, a leading organization for promoting quality culture in top businesses worldwide.

February 06, 2016

A training workshop on integrated pest management of date palm pests and diseases was organized as part of a collaborative project between the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) and ICARDA.

February 06, 2016

A Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences delegation visited ICARDA to discuss collaborative activities under the Center of Excellence for Dryland Agriculture and ways to further expand this cooperation.

February 06, 2016

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in Ethiopia felicitated an outstanding research project on Menz sheep breeding with a Gold Medal Award.

February 06, 2016

ICARDA’s Director General discusses the challenges facing humanity and the role of FAO’s ‘Save and Grow’ model of agriculture in achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

January 27, 2016

LovePulses Competition in Ethiopia helps raise profile of pulses for both food and farming.

January 22, 2016

A new partnership of Gates Foundation with ICARDA to revive agriculture sector in Arab region - cradle of civilization.

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