March 15, 2023
To help farmers cope with the country's severe droughts, ICARDA, INRA-Morocco, and Benchaib Semences recently released six new drought-tolerant varieties of durum wheat and barley through the DIIVA-PR Project, funded by the Crop Trust.
March 07, 2023
Research priorities to strengthen women's roles in climate-resilient agriculture in the Middle East and North Africa
A new strategy identifies priorities to advance gender equality in agriculture in the MENA region for adapting and building resilience to climate change.
February 09, 2023
ICARDA's Climate Change Advisor, Dr. Roula Majdalani, discusses her professional journey and contributions to climate-related agricultural science and why groundbreaking research is vital to inform policymaking that facilitates the scale-up and adoption of transformative climate-smart approaches.
February 09, 2023
The Africa RISING project diversifies wheat-based production systems by integrating high yielding and pest resistant food legume crops into the cropping system. Easy access for farmers to quality seeds produced by community seed producers is the key to the project.
September 07, 2022
ICARDA works key partners to enhance water productivity and higher 'crop-per-drop' efficiency in Egypt by improving irrigation methods, water systems, and technology.
September 06, 2022
ICARDA's legume expert Dr. Shiv Agrawal discusses the benefits of pulses from a nutritional and ecosystem lens - as Indian Nutrition Week is underway in the subcontinent.
August 23, 2022
In this short Q&A, Senior Scientist Rachid Moussadek reflects on what caused the fertilizer shortage, its impacts on global food security and on dryland farmers - and how ICARDA can help.
July 20, 2022
The CGIAR Initiative From Fragility to -Resilience in CWANA, launched across the region, integrates new agri-innovation with existing climate-smart actions and assets for truly resilient food systems.
July 07, 2022
In a recent paper, ICARDA scientists demonstrate that small farmers in Tunisia are more likely to adopt agricultural technology if women farmers are included in extension dissemination programs and training.
June 16, 2022
Discover the ICARDA project that restored a barren patch of Jordanian rangeland to its former glory on Drought and Desertification Day.
May 22, 2022
Dr. Athanasios Tsivelikas discusses ICARDA's new Morocco Genebank, the extraordinary potential of some accessions, the war in Ukraine, and tomorrow's food security in a Q&A for World Biodiversity Day.
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 22, 2022
On World Water Day 2022, discover ICARDA's science-based innovations and methods that protect the drylands' scarce water resources - and its aquifers.