November 21, 2021
While the Glasgow Climate Pact came short on delivering on coal and climate finance, considerable progress was made on mitigation, particularly on cutting emissions - including those emitted by agriculture. CGIAR’s strong presence at the conference supported the efforts to simultaneously reduce climate change impacts on food systems and lower agriculture’s contribution to global warming.
November 28, 2021
On November 12th, the Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Fisheries, Rural Development, and Water and Forests announced that up to one million hectares of cereals will be cultivated under Conservation Agriculture by 2030.
December 02, 2021
For two years, ICT2Scale has leveraged multiple ICT tools to support dryland Tunisian farmers access vital commodity price information across the country. As the project comes to an end, we reflect on its major successes, and on its legacy.
August 17, 2021
ICARDA and national partners in Tunisia rolled out an easy-to-use innovation to help female farmers in Tunisia broadcast their seeds and fertilizers while saving money, time, and labor.
August 11, 2021
Here we examine our important agricultural academic capacity-building activities through two distinct, yet harmonious voices: that of a senior ICARDA scientist, and that of the master's student he supervised during the pandemic outbreak.
July 27, 2021
A new study reveals that indigenous sheep breeds of North Africa carry genes that offer great potential in fighting gastro-intestinal worm infestations.
July 18, 2021
Early this July, CGIAR invited over 120 delegates from government and National Agriculture Research and Extension Services (NARES) from across the Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) Region to gather together for the first of a series of CGIAR online consultations about future agricultural needs of the region.
July 14, 2021
One year ago, Amsalech owned just a single skinny ewe, and her children stayed home to carry out household chores or work in the family farm. After enrolling in ICARDA’s sheep-fattening program, she became the leader of her sheep-fattening group and now earns profits comparable to experienced sheep farmers in the country.
July 11, 2021
In the Middle East and North Africa region, the population increases by two percent every year, faster than any other global region except Sub-Saharan Africa. We think it will double in the coming 50 years. Just to maintain the current level of supply, food production will need to increase twofold as well.
May 20, 2021
ICARDA, alongside its national and international partners and donors, promotes Diversified Cropping Systems (DCS) across Africa, Asia and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
May 20, 2021
Through support by the German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO), ICARDA's Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Team help Ethiopian and Uzbek women better manage their hives through an AI-supported beekeeping companion app.
April 21, 2021
On Earth Day 2021, read how ICARDA and CGIAR combat climate change with Integrated Desert Family Farming Systems to help agriculture flourish in inhospitable environments.