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April 11, 2016

The Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) has invited people from all over the world to showcase their culinary talents using pulses in a virtual competition. The LovePulses Product Showcase required

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)

April 07, 2016

On 24th March, 2016, ICARDA lost one of its outstanding and dedicated staff, Dr. Nasri Haddad, Regional Coordinator - West Asia Regional Program. Dr. Haddad had been associated with ICARDA since 1989

April 07, 2016

Innovative technologies for new crop varieties of lentil, chickpea, grasspea, cactus and barley, developed and promoted by ICARDA in collaboration with partners in India and other South Asian

April 07, 2016

His Excellency Mr. Asadullah Zamir, Afghanistan’s Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock awarded a certificate of appreciation to acknowledge the success of IFAD-funded CLAP (Community-

April 07, 2016

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

April 07, 2016

Farmers in Ethiopia were pleasantly surprised to find that the early July planting of chickpea was much more productive compared to the conventional practice of late August planting, when there was

April 07, 2016

Participants of the fourth Regional Coordination Meeting of ICARDA’s South Asia & China Regional Program in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 27-29 February 2016, looked at the progress made in various areas

April 07, 2016

The International Forum on Eurasian Food Security (Agriculture and Nutrition) Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership, held on February 29 - March 2, 2016, in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, presented the

April 07, 2016

The African Development Bank (AfDB) funded Support to Agricultural Research for Development of Strategic Crops (SARD-SC) Wheat project organized a national field day with its local partners and

April 07, 2016

Research partnerships between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ICARDA’s Arabian Peninsula Regional Program (APRP) have been helping increase output and productivity in severely water-deficient

April 07, 2016

In a recent meeting with Dr. Mahmoud Solh, ICARDA’s Director General, on 28th February 2016, His Excellency, Honorable Minister for Agricultural Development in Nepal, Mr. Haribol Prasad Gajurel,

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