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.
December 29, 2020
Mobile grinders and seed cleaning and treatment machines offer better produce for markets and income opportunities for farmers
December 22, 2020
A new study conducted in the central Ethiopian highlands reveals that introducing animal sheds in livestock markets can increase farmers’ market attendance and income.
December 18, 2020
ICARDA's innovative climate-smart agricultural solutions strengthen drylands livelihoods' resilience and provide rural communities with opportunities to build productive lives and reason to remain in homelands.
December 10, 2020
A recently published ICARDA study investigating rural farmers' willingness to pay for carefully identified livestock market facilities has revealed what services are the most valued.
December 03, 2020
The theme of this year's World Soil Day, "Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity,” helps us to focus on current threats to the vital ecosystem and biodiversity of soil, and what ICARDA is doing in dry regions to protect it.
November 09, 2020
On World Science Day for Peace and Development, we showcase our work to restore food systems after national shocks - often the first step towards recovery.
October 17, 2020
On International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, read about a recent study by ICARDA's Dr. Girma T. Kassie that makes sure our people-centered research produces real-world solutions, by asking farmers what traits in improved wheat they are willing to pay for.
October 16, 2020
On World Food Day 2020 we look at a collaborative CGIAR initiative called DryArc that targets water-scarce regions, and embraces the new ways of thinking, digitization of research-for-development, and innovative participatory approaches that are urgently needed
October 15, 2020
On International Day of Rural Women, we examine a new study that uncovers the hidden contribution of women farmers to household and community resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic.