October 15, 2023
A study funded by CGIAR's Sustainable Intensification of Mixed Farming Initiative, examines why understanding gender norms, relations, and equity dynamics is critical to ensure that crop commercialization helps to close the gender gap.
August 08, 2023
The recent record-breaking heatwaves are seriously threatening our ability to produce food. Aly Abousabaa comments on why global leaders need to start funding food systems transformation, and urgent;y.
August 09, 2023
Three ICARDA early-career scientists attended a 2-day career development workshop at the prestigious John Innes Centre in Norwich, England. The training covered key aspects of managing science projects and included a focus on removing gender bias in research.
August 10, 2023
In celebration of International Youth Day, we had a captivating discussion with Muhammed Dayyabu, a promising PhD student, as he shared his remarkable journey and ambitious vision for the agricultural sector.
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.
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.
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.
October 14, 2021
A new study debunks the myth that rangeland activities in Tunisia are primarily male-oriented and male performed. In fact, women's contribution to rangeland management and livestock rearing is way larger than what was previously assumed.
September 30, 2021
Conservation Agriculture is a promising approach to improving the farming sector's resilience and farmers and enterprises engaged in farming and rural livelihoods in Moldova.
September 28, 2021
The EU-funded H2020 ‘Activated Genebank Network (AGENT)’ project, in which ICARDA is involved, aims to transform genebanks from passive seed libraries into advanced bio-informatics resource centers.
September 23, 2021
In order to limit sand and dust storms' threats to global drylands’ rural livelihoods, population health, and economies, ICARDA partnered up with FAO in October 2020 to contribute to the implementation of the ‘Catalyzing investments and actions to enhance resilience against Sand and Dust Storms in agriculture’ project.
September 07, 2021
ICARDA’s Social, Economic, and Policy (SEP) Research Team plays a crucial role in analyzing our innovations’ socioeconomic viability, adoption, scaling up, and impact on poverty alleviation, food security, systems resilience, and social inclusiveness.
August 26, 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.