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ICARDA Update

October 13, 2016

ICARDA participated at the 11th  Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture of the 13 member states of CIHEAM, held 21-22 September in Tirana, Albania. The high-level meeting focused on the root causes

October 13, 2016

 ICARDA’s outgoing Director General, Dr. Mahmoud Solh paid his last official visit to the Lebanese Prime Minister, H.E. Tammam Salam, September 27, and introduced Mr. Aly Abousabaa as ICARDA’s

October 12, 2016

Some 1.4 billion people worldwide still live in extreme poverty, with less than $1.25 per day. Most live in rural areas and depend on smallholder farming as their main source of livelihood. 

October 06, 2016

A recently published study by the National Veterinary School of Sidi Thabet, Tunisia and ICARDA suggests that camel’s milk offers a practical and sustainable resource to tackle widespread gastro-

October 04, 2016

A range of drylands rural development innovations is ripe for scaling-up – to boost nutrition security and income for rural populations    The EU-Afghanistan Conference kicks off today in Brussels.

October 04, 2016

A new crop genebank containing a wealth of plant genetic resources from across the world’s dry areas was inaugurated, September 29, 2016, in Terbol, Lebanon, by ICARDA. The event was a milestone for

September 21, 2016

ICARDA, in partnership with the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), is hosting a workshop on community-

September 15, 2016

Future global food security is dependent on advances in crop science and the development of improved crop varieties. The ‘Enhancing Food Security in Arab Countries’ initiative is therefore developing

August 17, 2016

The research team around ICARDA senior scientist Dr Biju George has published a paper in the well reputed Water Resources Research Journal. In the article “Ensemble forecasting of short-term system

August 17, 2016

A new drought tolerant lentil variety with the potential to achieve high yields in difficult climatic conditions was released by the National Seed Board of Bangladesh in the summer of 2016.  The

August 17, 2016

The Fourth Annual Review and Planning Meeting of the Office Chèrifien des Phosphates Foundation OCPF/ICARDA project took place on June 24, 2016 in New Delhi, India. The OCPF-ICARDA project is

August 17, 2016

Ethiopian smallholder farmers are generating new gains in their incomes as a result of ICARDA’s work with the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) on the improvement of pulses. The

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