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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

Technology Dissemination Through School Drama

ICARDA explores alternative ways to reach out to communities in rural areas of Jordan.

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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.

On 21 August 2015, ICARDA bid farewell to Ms. Houda Nourallah Administrative Officer to the Director General. Ms. Nourallah retired after her dedicated service of 33 years marked by unsurpassed efficiency and excellence.

On 27 August, 2015, ICARDA lost one of its outstanding staff, Dr. Yasser Mhawish, who was working as the Watershed Scientist in Afghanistan. ICARDA family is shocked by his sudden and tragic demise. Colleagues remember Dr.

A new partnership agreement was signed between the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture, UNDP and ICARDA to link agricultural research in Palestine to the sustainable development goals.

ICARDA welcomed Dr. Andrew Noble as its new Deputy Director General for Research on September 1, 2015.

Women in Afghanistan comprise a majority of Afghanistan’s agricultural workforce, but are among the world’s most marginalized.

Present laws in Kazakhstan widely recognize the principle of gender equality, but, as in many other countries, the reality is different.

The dirt beneath our feet is more valuable than you might think. Soil is the basis for both food and fuel production and it is essential for the ecosystem services that nature provides us. Soil is finite.

At a recently concluded annual review and planning meeting (2014-2015) of the India-Morocco/OCPF Food Legume Initiative’s project entitled ‘Increasing food legumes production by small-scale farmers to strengthen food and nutritional security through the adoption of i

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