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ICARDA Update

October 17, 2016

As leadership changed hands at ICARDA past month, the Jordanian Minister of Agriculture, H.E. Dr. Rida Khawaldeh met with Dr. Mahmoud Solh, ICARDA’s outgoing Director General and the incoming

October 13, 2016

  The results of an important study completed in Morocco on the state and gaps in adoption of improved wheat varieties, and an analysis of its seed system were recently presented at a national

October 13, 2016

More than 50 scientists and policy-makers from 10 countries and 15 national and international organizations met in Moscow, September 13-15, 2016, to discuss achievements, challenges and opportunities

October 13, 2016

 A Consultation Meeting on “Enhancing the Productivity and Profitability of Pulses for Addressing Food and Nutritional Security” was convened by the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) on the

October 13, 2016

ICARDA participated at the 11th  Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture of the 13 member states of CIHEAM, held 21-22 September in Tirana, Albania. The high-level meeting focused on the root causes

October 13, 2016

 ICARDA’s outgoing Director General, Dr. Mahmoud Solh paid his last official visit to the Lebanese Prime Minister, H.E. Tammam Salam, September 27, and introduced Mr. Aly Abousabaa as ICARDA’s

October 12, 2016

Some 1.4 billion people worldwide still live in extreme poverty, with less than $1.25 per day. Most live in rural areas and depend on smallholder farming as their main source of livelihood. 

October 06, 2016

A recently published study by the National Veterinary School of Sidi Thabet, Tunisia and ICARDA suggests that camel’s milk offers a practical and sustainable resource to tackle widespread gastro-

October 04, 2016

A range of drylands rural development innovations is ripe for scaling-up – to boost nutrition security and income for rural populations    The EU-Afghanistan Conference kicks off today in Brussels.

October 04, 2016

A new crop genebank containing a wealth of plant genetic resources from across the world’s dry areas was inaugurated, September 29, 2016, in Terbol, Lebanon, by ICARDA. The event was a milestone for

September 21, 2016

ICARDA, in partnership with the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), is hosting a workshop on community-

September 15, 2016

Future global food security is dependent on advances in crop science and the development of improved crop varieties. The ‘Enhancing Food Security in Arab Countries’ initiative is therefore developing

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