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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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With the IFAD-funded ICARDA project to streamline the creation and use of knowledge about sustainable land management (SLM) in the five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan), efforts to combat land degradation in Ce

After three decades of war, the agricultural sector in Afghanistan, which is the main source of food and income for many in the country, requires creative and innovative thinking to support the agricultural economy and national development efforts.

Every two years, the International Winter Wheat Improvement Program (IWWIP) conducts a traveling seminar to evaluate germplasm, assess current practices and relations, and develop a plan for future improvements in winter wheat production.

A new micronutrient-rich lentil variety, 'BARIMasur-8', released in Bangladesh with ICARDA's research to combat anemia.

Global food security is one of the most eminent challenges that the world faces today.

Dryland Systems 2014 Annual Report Pathways to Lasting Impact for Rural Dryland Communities in the

A field day in the United Arab Emirates to promote modern techniques and cultivation methods to raise date palm production.

US Ambassador to Jordan commends the efforts of ICARDA’s Water and Livelihoods Initiative, Jordan’s NCARE and the Majidyya community to reverse degradation across the Jordanian Badia.

ICARDA scientists and partners from six focal countries look into the Center’s research activities and contributions to ‘Dryland Cereals’, with emphasis on barley production.

An ICARDA delegation meets Oman’s Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Deputy Minister to discuss collaborative activities and strategic initiatives to strengthen ties with Oman.

A senior ICARDA delegation meets Qatar’s Minister of Environment, H.E. Mr. Ahmad Amer Alhemaidi and H. E. Ambassador Bader Omar Al Dafa to strengthen ICARDA’s growing ties with Qatar.

Discussions on the combined threats of climate change, land degradation, water scarcity, and food insecurity were held at the ministerial level meeting on the establishment of GDA initiative.