May 19, 2022
On World Bee Day, we take a look at Dr Stefenie Christmann's Farming with Alternative Pollinators (FAP) project which shows how wild bee and pollinator protection is affordable for low- and middle-income countries
March 09, 2022
Placing weather intelligence in the hands of farmers means that instead of fearing for their crops and livestock, farmers can take prior action to limit locust damages.
August 26, 2021
In a mini-Q&A series published this week and the next, ICARDA scientists express their views on what the future of climate change might look like across the drylands, and explain how ICARDA is helping dryland family farmers adapt.
August 24, 2021
In a mini-Q&A series, ICARDA scientists express their views on what the future of climate change might look like across the drylands, and explain how ICARDA is helping dryland family farmers adapt.
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.