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ICARDA Update

June 06, 2017

More than 70 participants from 23 countries attended the four-day-workshop to learn about recent achievements in wheat breeding in Russia.

June 05, 2017

“Connecting People to Nature” is the theme for 2017’s World Environment Day. On this day, ICARDA, as a global organization working in over 50 countries across the world’s dry areas, joins the call to get into nature and appreciate its beauty and importance.

June 04, 2017

Cotton is a major contributor to Pakistan’s economy, but yields are often threatened by the virus, which can cause losses of up to 20-40 percent.

June 01, 2017

In celebrating World Milk Day on 1 June, a practical course on enhancing traditional dairy processing and milk quality was organized in rural Jordan.

May 31, 2017

Practical and cost-effective technology introduced in Tunisia to enhance rural livelihoods and reduce workloads of women producers.

May 22, 2017

ICARDA’s genebank hosts one of the world’s largest and most unique collection of beans, crops and wheat.

May 17, 2017

For centuries, herders have relied on mobility and common use of rangelands as an effective adaptation strategy for coping with drought-affected areas.

May 16, 2017

The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture was launched during the ninth annual ICT4D Conference in Hyderabad, India, on 15 May 2017.

May 10, 2017

ICARDA is consistently engaged in capacity development of NARS  staff via state-of-the art training opportunities. 

May 09, 2017

The First Turkey-Africa Agriculture Ministers Meeting and Agribusiness Forum was held in Antalya, Turkey on 27-28 April.

May 08, 2017

Reducing malnutrition is a major challenge in Asia, especially where low-income small-scale households in developing countries are concerned.

May 07, 2017

Investing in young agricultural scientists helps resource-poor countries achieve food and nutrition security for generations to come. 

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