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Documentary: Seeds of War

With the establishment of gene banks in Lebanon and Morocco in 2016, ICARDA is reconstructing its gene collections

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

News and Events

Impacts of changing climate on agricultural production are being experienced by farmers and herders around the world.

Tajikistan is a typical example of international injustice of climate change. It is one of the least responsible countries for the greenhouse gas emissions, while being most vulnerable to climate change impacts in the entire Central Asia region.

Dr. Mahmoud Solh received the FAO 70th Anniversary Commemorative Medal for his lifetime contributions to global food security and continuous support to FAO’s work in the region.

The India-Morocco South-South Initiative kicked off celebrations for IYP 2016 with a grand feast.

Afghanistan’s Minister of Agriculture lauds ICARDA’s collaborative work under IFAD-funded Community-based Agriculture and livestock Project (CLAP).

ICARDA holds pulses potluck in Amman with their DG to kick of 2016 International Year of Pulses.

ICARDA welcomes high-level dignitaries at the new research facility in Rabat, Morocco, on November 30th.

Mauritania's PM pledges full support to “expand wheat production in the country to enhance national food security and reduce dependence on imports.

Land degradation, climate change and water scarcity were some of the big priorities discussed at the 12th session of the COP12 of the UNCCD held in Ankara, Turkey in October.

In 2015, more than 10,000 farmers across the eight project countries were exposed to improved and affordable technologies both in wheat and food legumes crops.

ICARDA and CIMMYT propose ‘Wheat for Africa’ which aims to increase Africa’s wheat food and nutritional security through enhanced domestic production by 2025.

ICARDA's "flagship" Arab Food Security project continues to make strides in disseminating new and improved technologies to local farmers.

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