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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 CGIAR is inviting expressions of interest (EoI) for ex post impact assessments (IAs) of under-evaluated areas of CGIAR research.

ICARDA will manage the development of the Agricultural Research Strategy for Palestine 2016-2020 in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture in Palestine.

ICARDA’s work with national and community partners is creating solutions to benefit the 'badia's' ecology, and strengthen the resilience of Bedouin communities.

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.

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