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March 29, 2016

Dr. Mahmoud El Solh, ICARDA’s Director General, along with other international dignitaries, was honored during the official launching of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural

March 27, 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, was jointly

March 22, 2016

On the occasion of World Water Day 2016, the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems calls on all partners and stakeholders to rise to the collective challenge of managing water resources in a

March 13, 2016

Scientists publish 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

March 07, 2016

ICARDA takes pride in the innovative research studies conducted by its scientists. Below here we present three studies that were recently published in some top-notch journals in the areas of

March 02, 2016

ICARDA’s upcoming International Conference on Pulses for Health, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture for Drylands, in Marrakesh, Morocco, 18-20 April, 2016, presents sponsorship opportunities under

March 02, 2016

Together with its South Asian partners, ICARDA is pursuing the diversification of cereal-based production systems, adding legumes to the mix. In most of the project site of Morocco’s OCPF (Office

March 02, 2016

“The most challenging part of initiating a woman-led VBSE (village based seed enterprise) was to motivate women to get involved and take leadership in seed business,” says Ms. Frozan Darwish, ICARDA’

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

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