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ICARDA Update

October 06, 2016

Camel’s milk offers a practical solution for resource-poor to tackle widespread sheep worms according a recent study in Tunisia.

October 04, 2016

A range of drylands rural development innovations is ripe for scaling-up – to boost nutrition security and income for rural populations in Afghanistan.

October 04, 2016

A new crop genebank containing a wealth of plant genetic resources from across the world’s dry areas was inaugurated in Lebanon, September 29.

September 21, 2016

Tropentag 2016 Conference features workshop on Community-Based Breeding Programs, led by ICARDA scientists.

September 15, 2016

Improved varieties are transforming wheat production across the Arab World – despite higher temperatures and increasing water scarcity.

August 17, 2016

The research team around ICARDA senior scientist Dr Biju George has published a paper in the well reputed Water Resources Research Journal.

August 17, 2016

A new drought tolerant lentil variety with the potential to achieve high yields in difficult climatic conditions was released by the National Seed Board of Bangladesh in the summer of 2016.

August 17, 2016

Annual Review and Planning Meetings for two important Pulses Initiatives took place in New Delhi, India.

August 17, 2016

Ethiopian smallholder farmers are generating new gains in their incomes as a result of ICARDA’s work with the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) on the improvement of pulses.

August 12, 2016

ICARDA’s investment in future science leaders enhances the technical capacity and knowledge in countries facing challenges and crises today.

August 03, 2016

The 2015 Annual Report is now available for browsing and download online. With the international community setting out actions for implementing the new Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, our report shows that support for agricultural research in the drylands...

July 27, 2016

Issue 51 of the official newsletter of the WANA seed network – Seed Info – is online now. Seed Info aims to stimulate information exchange and communication among the seed community in the Central and West Asia and North Africa region and beyond.

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