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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.

Harnessing advanced crop science to raise legume productivity

Crop science combined with proven management strategies and new technologies can bridge the legume yield gap.

News and Events

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.

Efforts of ICARDA’s genebank team in Syria are commended with Gregor Mendel Innovation Prize.

There are many gender mainstreaming workshops that take place each year. Few are successful at motivating behavior change. But a workshop in Gondar, Ethiopia was different.

What are the proven solutions needed to drive higher productivity across the world's dry areas? #ICARDA'sTop7 reveals all.

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