Dr. Safaa Kumari, ICARDA's Virologist and Seed Health Laboratory Manager, and BBC 100 Woman 2020, recently completed an extensive knowledge-sharing tour. Safaa, students, and researchers from academic institutions across the region discussed legume and cereal viral...
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of CGIAR, the Japanese Agricultural Research Quarterly journal (JIRCAS) published a special issue describing the long and productive scientific collaboration between CGIAR and Japanese scientists and universities in early December 2021. It includes a review article on their work with ICARDA on dryland farming approaches.
Following The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) and ICARDA’s MoU signing, ICARDA’s Soil, Water, and Agronomy (SWA) Team actively participated in the 5th African Regional Conference organized by ICID between November 23rd and 30th, 2021, in Morocco.
ICARDA, in partnership with the Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI), with support from the Government of India to the CGIAR, is implementing a project on improving the economic water productivity (income per unit water applied) of the Khadin-based farming systems. The project couples Khadin with a lined rainwater harvesting structure and applies water using farmer-led solar-powered irrigation systems.