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Documentary: Seeds of War

With the establishment of gene banks in Lebanon and Morocco in 2016, ICARDA is reconstructing its gene collections

Traditional grazing-management practice makes an impact in southern Tunisia

Policymakers should protect them for sustainable management of rangeland resources 

Harnessing food legumes for climate-smart agriculture

 Food legumes can withstand harsh conditions and survive in water-scarce environment

Pushing toward the integration of crop-livestock and conservation agriculture

Reliance on crop residues to feed livestock has hindered the adoption of conservation agriculture. The IFAD-funded “CLCA” project provides economically- and environmentally-viable solutions

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

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

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

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. 

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