Food legumes can withstand harsh conditions and survive in water-scarce environment
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
Harnessing cutting-edge scientific research to address the challenges that smallholder farmers face in the dry areas
ICARDA explores alternative ways to reach out to communities in rural areas of Jordan.
Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram, Senior Scientific Advisor at ICARDA, has been awarded the prestigious World Food Prize for his research on improved wheat varieties.
ICARDA recently facilitated a farmer-centered knowledge exchange involving producers from both Jordan and Iraq, an attempt to strengthen community resilience.
ICARDA has launched a Sub-Saharan research platform, moving into a new phase of expanded partnerships and a growing role in the region.
Wheat and food legumes are staple foods across West Asia and North Africa, providing a valuable source of protein, particularly among the poorer sectors of society.
Insect pests are one of the most limiting constraints to crop production, inflicting losses of billions of dollars worldwide every year.