ICARDA is helping farmers across the Arabian Peninsula deal with extreme aridity, water scarcity, and erratic rainfall.
An ICARDA initiative targeting female livestock producers used a market-driven approach to establish a self-sustaining value chain linked to export markets.
Promoting the distribution and management of goats has generated enormous benefits for some of Afghanistan's poorest and most vulnerable women.
ICARDA is leveraging Morocco’s diverse soils and climate conditions to establish a model crop improvement program.
The pivotal role played by partnerships and responsive research agendas was the focus of discussions at ICARDA's Board of Trustees meeting.
Conservation agriculture – the practice of not plowing farmlands and leaving crop residue in the field for improved soil fertility and water conservation – brings optimal production at the best cost.
Recycling and reusing saline water can return salt-affected irrigated areas to higher levels of production, making significant contributions to food, feed and renewable energy production.
An ICARDA delegation recently met officials from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), including the Fund’s President, Kanayo F. Nwanze.
Changes in climate patterns are already having their most acute effect on people living in the world’s dry areas – including the Near East and North Africa.
ICARDA’s Genetic Resources Section (GRS), supported by the Global Crop Diversity Trust, has been organizing collecting missions to previously unexplored parts of Greece.
In order to improve the region’s date palm production, ICARDA’s Arabian Peninsula Regional Program (APRP) has initiated a series of capacity strengthening events.