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.
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.
March 07, 2022
For International Women's Day 2022, delve into CGIAR's critical gender research that explains why sustainable food systems won't be achieved without women.
February 10, 2022
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, ICARDA Gender Scientist Dr. Dina Najjar explains how including the crop traits’ preferences of different stakeholders could translate into broader adoption of improved varieties.
February 09, 2022
ICARDA's Chief Lentil Breeder is celebrating World Pulses Day by praising the tiniest member of the legume family: the mighty lentil.
February 06, 2022
Precision farming is often touted as a solution for industrial-type farms, but it is also a great option for small-scale farmers in the developing world.
January 18, 2022
Across Morocco, India, Nepal, and Uzbekistan’s sweeping, and at times desiccated tracts of land, two ICARDA agronomists are researching crop associations to improve the soil, make the most out of scarce water, and boost farmers’ income.
December 16, 2021
In the Houet region of Burkina Faso, ICARDA conducted a gender study to untangle various determinants that drive cowpea’s productivity, a crop cultivated mainly by women and central to their livelihoods.
December 14, 2021
Animal feed is scarce in the arid regions of southern Tunisia. To help farmers and pastoralists access feed, ICARDA, its local partners and CGIAR have boosted the local manufacturing of food pellets using available raw material.
December 02, 2021
The newly launched [email protected] project researches and designs a sociotechnical package of affordable and scalable Soil and Water Conservation Technologies (SWCT) to improve soil fertility in diverse farming agroecosystems in North and Central West Tunisia.