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ICARDA Update

November 21, 2016

Investing in food security – strengthening the capacity of young scientists will help countries raise productivity for decades to come.

November 20, 2016

Science and policy experts review the tasks ahead for adaptation of smallholders to climate change in MENA at COP22.

November 12, 2016

Climate change poses a significant threat to dryland agriculture – and millions of farmers are already challenged by rising temperatures, water scarcity, and the emergence of new pests and diseases.

November 11, 2016

Farmers in dryland countries are already hard-hit by climate change – with many forced to contend with increasingly erratic rainfall, more frequent drought, extreme temperatures, shifting climatic zones, and the arrival of new crop pests and diseases.

November 10, 2016

Drip irrigation is helping farmers to conserve water resources while stabilizing wheat production across the Arab region.

November 09, 2016

An ICARDA assessment in Central Asia provides the information that policy makers need to strengthen the resilience of the region’s agricultural sector.

November 09, 2016

Can a new high-yielding, pest-resistant variety of malt barley revolutionize Ethiopia’s under-performing barley sector?

November 09, 2016

An improved surface irrigation technique offers farmers a more sustainable and efficient alternative to conventional irrigation systems

November 09, 2016

In the highlands of Ethiopia ICARDA efforts to reverse land degradation and strengthen community adaptation to climate change promise multiple benefits for rural communities.

November 09, 2016

 Breeding resistant wheat varieties offers a practical defense against the effects of climate change – helping to maintain productivity and strengthen food security despite increasing water scarcity, higher temperatures, and the emergence of new pests an

November 08, 2016

How can we strengthen seed systems to achieve food security and better protection from epidemics and disease?

November 02, 2016

A conversation with Aly Abousabaa, ICARDA’s new Director General. A vision of how ICARDA’s science and expertise will help drylands countries improve p

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