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ICARDA Update

October 27, 2016

Africa’s soils hold the key to its food production and economic future, with agriculture accounting for 30 to 40 percent of the continent’s GDP. Food productivity on the continent is, however,

October 26, 2016

As   the Paris Agreement enters into force, here’s what we can expect from COP22. The Paris Agreement on Climate Change entered into force this month.  Parliaments of half the 197 signatory countries

October 26, 2016

Explore the expertise, innovations & technologies that countries can harness to produce stable and nutritious food crops, as climates get hotter and drier.  Five drylands agriculture sessions at

October 23, 2016

 The Dry Areas cover more than 40 percent of the world’s land surface and are home to 2.5 billion people. These regions are also characterized by poverty, food insecurity, frequent droughts, and

October 23, 2016

“When I invoke 'a farmer', what is the first image that comes to your mind?' asked Bezaiet Dessalegn, gender expert, and monitoring and evaluation specialist at ICARDA to an assembly of Jordanian and

October 18, 2016

  A CGIAR delegation, comprising the Directors General and senior management of CIAT, CIMMYT, CIP, ICARDA, ILRI and ICRISAT met Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank President at the World Food Prize

October 17, 2016

Ensuring that the ‘Enhancing Food Security in Arab Countries’ initiative achieves long-lasting impacts is dependent on an effective capacity strengthening program that equips farmers, researchers

October 17, 2016

ICARDA lost a valuable ex-colleague and an accomplished plant pathologist, Dr. Ahmed El-Ahmed on September 19, 2016. In his last role at ICARDA, Dr. El-Ahmed served as the center’s Assistant Director

October 17, 2016

As leadership changed hands at ICARDA past month, the Jordanian Minister of Agriculture, H.E. Dr. Rida Khawaldeh met with Dr. Mahmoud Solh, ICARDA’s outgoing Director General and the incoming

October 13, 2016

  The results of an important study completed in Morocco on the state and gaps in adoption of improved wheat varieties, and an analysis of its seed system were recently presented at a national

October 13, 2016

More than 50 scientists and policy-makers from 10 countries and 15 national and international organizations met in Moscow, September 13-15, 2016, to discuss achievements, challenges and opportunities

October 13, 2016

 A Consultation Meeting on “Enhancing the Productivity and Profitability of Pulses for Addressing Food and Nutritional Security” was convened by the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) on the

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