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 04, 2020
Take a moment to discover more about the important work ICARDA carried out in 2019 to improve the resilience of rural livelihoods in dry areas through our innovative science and research-for-development.
July 26, 2020
Every year after the rice harvest in South Asia, a vast area of over 15 million hectares lies idle (fallow) until the next rice planting season several months later. Scientists in countries like Bangladesh, India and Nepal think the fallow land could, and should, be used for additional crops that increase farmer incomes and food security.
July 22, 2020
In June, CGIAR tasked ICARDA to coordinate a series of workshops with key partners and stakeholders to understand what knowledge, partnerships, tools, innovative R4D programs, and synergies with existing initiatives, are critically required for climate-smart food-systems in the region.
July 10, 2020
ICARDA examines how R4D in agriculture can inform policy to help ensure food security for farming communities in resource constrained countries.
June 16, 2020
On Desertification and Drought Day, ICARDA showcases its work to build resilient food systems in dryland ecosystems, through a people-centered approach that puts the knowledge, experiences, and challenges of rural communities directly at the center of its core research.
June 04, 2020
On World Environment Day we celebrate biodiversity and examine how we can rehabilitate our food production systems to be more in line with the natural world and its sustainability.
May 21, 2020
Agrobiodiversity is crucial to the livelihoods of rural communities living in dry areas of the world. It is critical for nutritional excellence and global food security amid the combined challenges of climate change, diminishing natural resources, and rapidly growing population.
May 19, 2020
On World Bee Day, ICARDA outlines how we contribute to pollinator protection, how farmers can benefit from wild pollinators, and how we use SMS to improve knowledge and services for honey producers.