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ICARDA Update

February 24, 2016

ICARDA launched a Global Pulses Research Platform near Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, India, on 24th February, to increase the region’s pulses production significantly and reduce dependencies on imports.

February 23, 2016

In an interesting research finding, scientists have identified a salt tolerant gene in soybean that also increases grain yield.[1] This opens up possibilities for exploring similar traits in other

February 22, 2016

India is the world’s largest producer, importer, and consumer of pulses, but the country is facing a crisis situation with pulses’ availability. The retail prices of pulses have soared to an all-time

February 18, 2016

While the world is deliberating on the role of agricultural research in development, IFAD is making a point to the donor community and development sector by showcasing the impacts from its

February 17, 2016

On Feb 9, 2016, Dr. Samira A. S. Omar Asem, ICARDA Board member, was appointed by the Kuwait Council of Ministers to be the new Director General of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR

February 16, 2016

A proposition for overhaul and changeLarge-scale irrigation systems (LSIS, defined as usually over 3000 ha) are a key global asset at the convergence of food security, climate change, rising energy

February 10, 2016

Egypt is in the grips of a serious water crisis. According to a report of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization & Statistics (CAPMAS), the country’s per capita water availability has

February 06, 2016

ICARDA congratulates its Board member, Dr. Michel Afram, for the 2016 award he has been chosen to receive from the Business Initiative Directions (BID). Dr. Afram will be titled "Ambassador of

February 06, 2016

As part of a collaborative project between the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) and ICARDA, a training workshop on integrated pest management (IPM) of date palm pests and diseases was

February 06, 2016

A Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) delegation, led by Professor Mei Xurong, Director of National Engineering Lab for Improving Crops Water Use Efficiency and Drought Mitigation,

February 06, 2016

An outstanding research project on Menz sheep breeding was recognized through the awarding of a Gold Medal Award by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in Ethiopia in December 2015. The

February 06, 2016

On 18 January 2016, the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released a book, ‘Save and Grow in Practice: maize, rice, wheat. A guide to sustainable cereal production,’ which

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