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Egypt

Showcasing better crops for Egypt

ICARDA and Egypt partners the Agricultural Research Center (ARC) invited leading scientists, agronomists, and farmers to a field day at the ICARDA/ARC Sids Crop Research station, to showcase...

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World + 4 more

Reviving the pulse in food security

World Pulses Day, hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, raises awareness about the nutritional benefits of a global wonder food: pulses. CGIAR, the world's...

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Syria + 2 more

ICARDA and Svalbard Global Seed Vault

ICARDA has sent between 2008 and 2014 a total of 116,476 accessions (80% of the in-trust collection held in Syria) for long-term conservation at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (SGSV). ICARDA in 2015...

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Grasspea and Finger Millet pre-breeding get a boost

Plant breeders need genetic diversity in order to improve the yield and nutritional quality of crops and adapt them to changing climatic conditions. But that diversity is limited in cultivated...

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Somalia

After 30 years of conflict, Somalia is coming back

Zewdie Bishaw 20 September 2019. Nairobi, Kenya. World Agroforestry (ICRAF). The meeting on the future of agriculture in Somalia, was attended by donors EU, USAID, JICA, UN agency FAO, and CG centres...

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World

Dryarc Initiative Co-Design Workshop

Rabat, Morocco, 8-11 September 2019 – Eight CGIAR* centers participated in a co-design workshop to consolidate the key objectives of the DryArc Initiative and define its outputs and outcomes while...

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ICARDA Annual Report 2018

The 2018 Annual Report highlights the outcomes and impacts of ICARDA’s research strategy and our efforts last year to break the cycle of poverty, improve food and nutritional security, and reverse...

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Ethiopia

A chickpea revolution in Ethiopia

An initiative in the Ethiopian highlands is pioneering mechanized chickpea production. Previously neglected because of the crop’s dependence on traditional farming practices and high labor costs, new...

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Bangladesh

A new start in Bangladesh

Joydebpur, Bangladesh – ICARDA has begun a new initiative aimed at improving the health and livelihoods of smallholder farmers in northern Bangladesh. Funded by Morocco’s Office Chérifien des...

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