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Traditional grazing-management practice makes an impact in southern Tunisia

Policymakers should protect them for sustainable management of rangeland resources 

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

News and Events

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

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.

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

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.

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

What are the constraints facing women farmers in the dry areas, and how can we overcome their limited access to technologies, inputs, and information?

A region-wide vision for Jordan's 'Badia' will address production constraints on a large-scale, while exploiting opportunities for development and growth.

Women are playing an increasing role in Afghanistan's agricultural sector, and are key to the country's development and reconstruction.

A new partnership to deliver 'climate-smart' technologies to smallholder farmers in the Middle East and North Africa.

Heat-tolerant wheat varieties are transforming wheat production in Sudan. Introduced alongside an integrated package of innovative technologies and practices, the varieties are generating stable yields of up to six tons per hectare.

It is with sad regret that we announce the recent passing away of Dr. Owen Lavar Brough, who developed ICARDA’s main station in Tel Hadya.

ICARDA is promoting low-toxin grasspea varieties in India, where the crop is recognized for its low input requirements and adaptation to harsh conditions.

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