The First Turkey-Africa Agriculture Ministers Meeting and Agribusiness Forum was held in Antalya, Turkey on 27-28 April.
Reducing malnutrition is a major challenge in Asia, especially where low-income small-scale households in developing countries are concerned.
Investing in young agricultural scientists helps resource-poor countries achieve food and nutrition security for generations to come.
More than 60 delegates from 20 countries discussed the solutions to combat barley leaf diseases during the workshop in Rabat, organized by ICARDA.
ICARDA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) agreed on extending strategic partnership until 2020.
Women are vital to reducing rural poverty and improving food security and nutrition in rural areas.
More than 300 participants including farmers, agricultural scientists, researchers and policy makers attended the ‘Farmers’ Day’ workshop on 20 March 2017.
The representatives of more than 10 public administrations and agencies attended a round-table to discuss the milestones for further development of Conservation Agriculture in Tunisia, held on 16 March 2017 in Tunis.
Dr. Andrew Noble, ICARDA Deputy Director General, participated at GFIA.
Two ICARDA scientists – Dr. Somanagouda B Patil and Mrs. Samira El Hanafi have been awarded with CGIAR Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program and a trip to USA.
ICARDA scientists attended the workshops on opportunities for diversification in rice-based systems and creating enabling environments for nutrition-sensitive food and agriculture to address malnutrition held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 28-29 March 2017.