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The opening of a second office in Cairo demonstrates renewed commitment to Egypt’s resource-poor farmers.

An ICARDA-led initiative is improving crop management, transferring new technologies, and developing germplasm.   

Sustained efforts are needed to strengthen resilience against a backdrop of rising temperatures and increasing water scarcity.

On International Day for Rural Women we call for empowerment strategies that reflect women's immediate needs and priorities.  

Cultivating land left fallow after the rice season is strengthening food security and boosting incomes across South Asia.

Despite prevailing social constraints, village-based seed enterprises are providing a route to empowerment.

Although grasspea contains toxins that are dangerous for human health, improved cultivars are making this hardy pulse an increasingly viable option.

Adapting to climate change and reducing the risk of instability requires renewed investments in agricultural research for development.

Former ICARDA researcher receives prestigious award for an academic paper on the Center’s participatory breeding program.

A recent meeting in Beirut discussed a new regional partnership to support agricultural research for development in West Asia and North Africa.

ICARDA has approved a plan and budget for an initiative aiming to raise crop production and strengthen national food security in Iran.

Discussing collaborative research activities and on-going efforts to strengthen food security with Abu Dhabi’s Food Control Authority. 

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