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.
June 27, 2023
A father teaches his daughter beekeeping skills, she helps him leverage new technologies to access tools for better bee health and up-to-date information.
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 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 SWC@Scale 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.
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.