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ICARDA Update

February 27, 2015

An ICARDA scientist was recently awarded the 2014 Outstanding Young Scientist Award at the annual awards ceremony of the Association of Agricultural Scientists of Indian Origin (AASIO).

February 27, 2015

Efforts to improve systems analysis and enhance modeling capabilities across North Africa were recently taken forward through a workshop targeting researchers from Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco.

February 27, 2015

Against a backdrop of increasing conflict and instability, ICARDA recently attended a FAO conference to explore strategies that could strengthen the resilience of the region's agriculture and food security.

February 27, 2015

Although the solutions needed to raise agricultural productivity are known, they often do not reach the end-users who can benefit from them the most - smallholder farmers.

February 27, 2015

ICARDA is working with the Hashemite Fund for the Development of Jordan's 'Badia' to reverse degradation and improve the productivity of Jordan's marginal lands.

February 23, 2015

Early maturing lentil varieties are adding new crop, income and nutrition for rice farmers in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

February 02, 2015

ICARDA’s biotechnology laboratory in Cairo plays a key role in breeding the country’s future crops – helping to strengthen food security in Egypt, and beyond.

December 11, 2014

Sustained efforts to improve the health of dairy goats in Afghanistan are helping to transform the lives of rural communities.

December 11, 2014

Farmers across East and West Africa have been learning about improved wheat growing techniques through targeted 'field days'.

December 11, 2014

It is possible to bridge the gap between consumption and agricultural production in the Arab World – but only with the effective application of science and technology.

December 11, 2014

An effort to improve soil fertility and health is reaping significant benefits for the productivity and sustainability of smallholder farming systems in Pakistan.

October 23, 2014

An initiative to empower rural women in Jordan and encourage their participation in income-generating activities, recently held a ceremony for graduates of its peer-to-peer training scheme.

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