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ICARDA Update

November 29, 2015

The 57th ICARDA Board of Trustees meeting officially opened in Beirut on November 15 under the auspices of Lebanon’s Minister of Agriculture, His Excellency Dr. Akram Chehayeb.

November 29, 2015

ICARDA’s decentralization strategy is in full swing and the Board was updated on partnership developments conducted under the decentralization scheme over the past six months.

November 29, 2015

The 57th Board of Trustees meeting provided an opportunity for ICARDA’s scientists to present progress made by the Center in its engagement with different CRPs.

November 29, 2015

At ICARDA’s 57th Board of Trustees meeting in Beirut, 13-18 November, 2015, Dr. Margret Thalwitz was appointed ICARDA’s new Board Chair.

November 29, 2015

During ICARDA’s 57th Board of Trustees meeting in Beirut, ICARDA said goodbye to IWLMP Director Dr. Theib Oweis and Ms. Khar Hoay Tan, Human Resources Director.

November 15, 2015

Demekech, an Ethiopian farmer from Gimbichu, has seen lentil crop devastated from disease. With improved varieties, things are different.

November 11, 2015

ICARDA joins FAO at the launch of 2016 International Year of Pulses in Rome, Italy.

November 10, 2015

Today, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched the International Year of Pulses 2016 (IYP) in Rome, Italy.

November 04, 2015

Working with the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, ICARDA scientists are working to develop barley, faba bean and chickpea varieties that are resistant to drought, disease and pests and give a higher yield.

November 01, 2015

Capacity building efforts for managing salinity by ICARDA’s Integrated Water and Land Management Program (IWLMP) in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

November 01, 2015

ICARDA’s participation and presentation on ‘Salinity Management in Iraq’ at a workshop on ‘Mesopotamia: sustainable development and agriculture’, conducted at Expo Milan 2015.

November 01, 2015

Researchers participating in the 2015 Borlaug Rust Initiative Workshop and the 9th International Wheat Conference held in Sydney affirm the benefits of investing in wheat improvement research.

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