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ICARDA Update

April 10, 2016

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) on March 30, 2016, world leaders from OFID and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) member countries as well as Heads of Austria-based international...

April 07, 2016

ICARDA family mourns the passing away of Dr. Nasri Haddad, Regional Coordinator - West Asia Regional Program, a dear friend and colleague.

April 07, 2016

Innovative technologies for new crop varieties of lentil, chickpea, grasspea, cactus and barley, developed and promoted by ICARDA and partners were displayed at a national Agriculture Fair-cum-Exhibition in India.

April 07, 2016

Afghanistan’s Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock awarded a certificate of appreciation to ICARDA to acknowledge the success of IFAD-funded Community-based Agriculture and Livestock Project.

April 07, 2016

Scientists have published a new book on an innovative mathematical approach to rapidly mine genebanks for desired traits, placing crop breeding on an accelerated track.

April 07, 2016

Integrated crop management technologies for malt barley, faba bean and chickpea, scaled-out by ICARDA under USAID-funded projects in Ethiopia, are helping in climate change adaptation and improving food and nutritional security.

April 07, 2016

Participants of the fourth Regional Coordination Meeting of ICARDA’s South Asia & China Regional Program looked at the progress made in various areas of collaborative research and discussed future partnerships.

April 07, 2016

Participants of the International Forum on Eurasian Food Security (Agriculture and Nutrition) Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership discussed and analyzed current trends in food security management in the Eurasian region.

April 07, 2016

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development announced support to wheat farmers at a National Field Day organized by the AfDB-funded SARD-SC Wheat Project.

April 07, 2016

Two agreements between ICARDA and institutions in the UAE, and an acknowledgement of ICARDA’s agricultural innovations by the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm have further strengthened ICARDA-UAE ties.

April 07, 2016

Nepal’s Minister for Agricultural Development commended ICARDA’s contributions to Nepal’s agriculture, most particularly in pulses research and development.

March 29, 2016

Dr. Mahmoud El Solh, ICARDA’s Director General, along with other international dignitaries, was honored during the official launching of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm

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