Imagine designing new drugs without utilizing the results from previous clinical trials. How efficient would be the process of finding a cure? This is somewhat close to what's happening in crop breeding programs today.
Taoufiq Ben Ammar lives on one of the dales in Chouarnia (district of Siliana, Tunisia) and his livelihood is intrinsically linked to what he sells from wheat cropping, weaned lambs and a couple of dairy cows.
AMMAN, Jordan: The International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) has requested in September 2015 to be provided with part of its genetic materials that has been duplicated in the
Improved wheat varieties developed using CGIAR breeding lines, either in cross-pollinations or as direct releases, cover more than 100 million hectares — nearly two-thirds of the area sown to improved wheat worldwide, new research (Lantican et al., in press) shows.
Co-advancement of Agricultural and Natural Resource Management within the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Iraq, once the cradle of agriculture, is facing a growing crisis as increasing levels of salinity in its soil and irrigation water are reducing the country’s food production.
Speaking at the pre-ICAE (International Conference of Agricultural Economists) event organized by the European Commission, the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) and the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), on 7 August, at
The impacts of agricultural research on food security and issues related to reducing food loss and waste (FLW) were discussed at the fourth Meeting of G20 Agricultural Chief Scientists (MACS) that took place in Izmir, at the International Agricultural Research and Tr
As part of the ICARDA led project ‘Narrowing the yield gaps of barley-faba bean based cropping systems through knowledge based pest management practices for improved food systems of small holder farmers in the Highlands of Ethiopia’, a field day was organized by the
ICARDA-IFPRI project has led to improved practices for integrated water & land management in Central Asia.
Partnerships are playing an ever-increasing role in Afghanistan's post-war development.