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ICARDA Update

May 20, 2015

ICARDA is helping farmers across the Arabian Peninsula deal with extreme aridity, water scarcity, and erratic rainfall.

May 13, 2015

An ICARDA initiative targeting female livestock producers used a market-driven approach to establish a self-sustaining value chain linked to export markets.

May 13, 2015

Promoting the distribution and management of goats has generated enormous benefits for some of Afghanistan's poorest and most vulnerable women.

May 12, 2015

ICARDA is leveraging Morocco’s diverse soils and climate conditions to establish a model crop improvement program.

May 12, 2015

The pivotal role played by partnerships and responsive research agendas was the focus of discussions at ICARDA's Board of Trustees meeting.

May 10, 2015

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.

May 10, 2015

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.

April 30, 2015

An ICARDA delegation recently met officials from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), including the Fund’s President, Kanayo F. Nwanze.

April 30, 2015

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.

April 30, 2015

ICARDA’s Genetic Resources Section (GRS), supported by the Global Crop Diversity Trust, has been organizing collecting missions to previously unexplored parts of Greece.

April 30, 2015

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.

April 30, 2015

An agreement with Ethiopia confirms the establishment of a new research for development platform focused on mixed crop-livestock production systems.

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