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.
ICARDA launches a Global Pulses Research Platform in India to increase the region’s pulses production and reduce dependencies on imports.
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.
ICARDA's new pulses platform to boost declining pulses production in India through sustainable intensification of cropping systems.
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.
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).
Scientists conclude large-scale irrigation systems are dangerously under-performing and call for overhaul.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in Ethiopia felicitated an outstanding research project on Menz sheep breeding with a Gold Medal Award.