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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

A new strategic direction for ICARDA

Harnessing cutting-edge scientific research to address the challenges that smallholder farmers face in the dry areas

News and Events

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.

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.

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

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

Scientists from ICARDA and AfricaRice highlighted the importance of international agricultural research to end world hunger at International Green Week Berlin.

ICARDA mourns the sad demise of Dr. Bhup Bhardwaj, former Director of Administration at the Cairo Office and an esteemed architect of its founding days.

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