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ICARDA Update

February 17, 2016

On Feb 9, 2016, Dr. Samira A. S. Omar Asem, ICARDA Board member, was appointed by the Kuwait Council of Ministers to be the new Director General of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR

February 16, 2016

A proposition for overhaul and changeLarge-scale irrigation systems (LSIS, defined as usually over 3000 ha) are a key global asset at the convergence of food security, climate change, rising energy

February 10, 2016

Egypt is in the grips of a serious water crisis. According to a report of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization & Statistics (CAPMAS), the country’s per capita water availability has

February 06, 2016

ICARDA congratulates its Board member, Dr. Michel Afram, for the 2016 award he has been chosen to receive from the Business Initiative Directions (BID). Dr. Afram will be titled "Ambassador of

February 06, 2016

As part of a collaborative project between the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) and ICARDA, a training workshop on integrated pest management (IPM) of date palm pests and diseases was

February 06, 2016

A Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) delegation, led by Professor Mei Xurong, Director of National Engineering Lab for Improving Crops Water Use Efficiency and Drought Mitigation,

February 06, 2016

An outstanding research project on Menz sheep breeding was recognized through the awarding of a Gold Medal Award by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in Ethiopia in December 2015. The

February 06, 2016

On 18 January 2016, the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released a book, ‘Save and Grow in Practice: maize, rice, wheat. A guide to sustainable cereal production,’ which

January 27, 2016

Wondering if pulses have limited place in foods?Mrs. Alem Greiling proved anything is possible with pulses at the LovePulses Product Innovation Competition in Ethiopia, held this week on January 25,

January 22, 2016

In a new partnership, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has joined ICARDA in addressing the severe food insecurity facing the Arab world through agricultural research and development as a long-term

January 20, 2016

The world's biggest food, agriculture and horticulture fair, the International Green Week Berlin, took place for the 81st time from 15-24 January, 2016. At this huge gathering, scientists from ICARDA

January 18, 2016

Dr. Bhup Bhardwaj, who served as the Director of Administration at the Cairo Office from 1979 to 1991, succumbed to a massive heart attack at his residence in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India on 15th

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