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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

A new strategic direction for ICARDA

Harnessing cutting-edge scientific research to address the challenges that smallholder farmers face in the dry areas

Technology Dissemination Through School Drama

ICARDA explores alternative ways to reach out to communities in rural areas of Jordan.

News and Events

A coalition of donors is helping to enhance food security and reduce wheat import dependence across the Arab region. 

Saja Taha Al-Zoubi is raising awareness about the challenges confronting female agricultural workers displaced by Syria’s ongoing conflict.   

Women are at the front and center of an initiative promoting fuel-efficient stoves in Ethiopia.

Agricultural extension programs often fail to target women effectively. An ICARDA initiative in Tunisia asks why and challenges prevailing constraints. 

A new agricultural outreach model targeting rural women is taking shape in Afghanistan - and delivering on its promise of empowerment. 

Our understanding of the constraints holding back Africa's women farmers and entrepreneurs is improving - thanks to an ICARDA-managed wheat initiative. 

Egypt and Egyptian farmers are benefiting from ICARDA efforts to safeguard its genebank and vital plant genetic materials.  

ICARDA’s visit to Japan signals growing partnerships with the country’s government agencies and agricultural research community. 

Healthier and better performing lentil varieties using ICARDA germplasm are released in India and Nepal.

ICARDA – has sent more than 15,000 precious seeds back to the Seed Vault in Svalbard for safekeeping.

The challenge of land degradation is particularly felt in Tunisia, where soil erosion rate is high and affects 50% of its total surface.

A new partnership links  pulses research  outcomes to rural women  empowerment in  India. 

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