Recent Submissions

  • Title: Gendered Dimensions of Key Value Chains in Southwestern Morocco 

    Author: Kassam, Shinan; 0000-0001-7218-2243; 0000-0003-3854-6669; 0000-0002-9236-4949; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-04-26
    Type: Book Chapter
    Status: Open access
    The Morocco Green Plan (MGP) has delivered significant economic benefits to small farm households. A concentration on improving efficiency and profitability within value chains for key local commodities has, through the ...
  • Title: An improved methodology for integrated crop management systems 

    Author: Lançon, Jacques; 0000-0003-0014-4541; ORCID
    Date: 2007-06-30
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Designing innovative combinations of techniques to improve the sustainability of a cropping system is a major challenge in many regions of the world. The available techniques are often added together, and assessed for yield ...
  • Title: Integrated Assessment of Agricultural Systems – a Modular System for Agricultural and Environmental Modelling (SEAMLESS-IF) 

    Author: van Ittersum, Martin; 0000-0003-0014-4541; ORCID
    Date: 2008-03-31
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Agricultural systems continuously evolve and are forced to change as a result of a range of global and local driving forces. Agricultural technologies and agricultural, environmental and rural development policies are ...
  • Title: Experiment-based prototyping to design and assess cotton management systems in West Africa 

    Author: Rapidel, Bruno; 0000-0003-0014-4541; ORCID
    Date: 2009-12-31
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Designing innovative combinations of techniques to improve the sustainability of cropping systems in poor countries is a major challenge. Here, we developed a prototyping methodology to design, assess and adapt a crop ...
  • Title: Assessing the impact of the Nitrate Directive on farming systems using a bio-economic modelling chain 

    Author: Belhouchette, Hatem; 0000-0003-0014-4541; ORCID
    Date: 2011-02-28
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Bio-economic models can be used to assess the impact of policy and environmental measures through economic and environmental indicators. Focusing on agricultural systems, farmers’ decisions in terms of cropping systems and ...
  • Title: A protocol for the conceptualisation of an agro-ecosystem to guide data acquisition and analysis and expert knowledge integration 

    Author: Lamanda, Nathalie; 0000-0003-0014-4541; ORCID
    Date: 2012-04-30
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Innovative agricultural systems need to combine the production of goods with the provision of environmental services. When agronomists analyse or design multifunctional agro-ecosystems, they thus need to include knowledge ...
  • Title: Ad Hoc Modeling in Agronomy: What Have We Learned in the Last 15 Years? 

    Author: Affholder, Francois; 0000-0003-0014-4541; ORCID
    Date: 2012-03-13
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    The “Use and Abuse of Crop Simulation Models” special issue of Agronomy Journal published in 1996 ended with the myth of the universal crop model. Sinclair and Seligman consequently recommended tailoring models to specific ...
  • Title: Apports des typologies d'exploitations aux démarches de conception en agriculture de conservation : une étude de cas dans le nord du Vietnam 

    Author: Hauswirth, Damien; 0000-0003-0014-4541; ORCID
    Date: 2015-04-30
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Open access
    Dans deux districts montagneux du nord du Vietnam, l'agriculture de conservation (AC) est envisagée pour réduire l'impact environnemental de la culture de maïs sur pente. Dans ce contexte, notre étude vise l'élaboration ...
  • Title: Performance Evaluation of an Off-Road Light Aerial Platform for Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Cultivation 

    Author: Bonechi, Francesco
    Date: 2018-08-18
    Type: Thesis
    Status: Open access
    Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) cultivation is characterized by several operations performed at the frond level. Fronds can be many meters above the ground, especially in older groves or plantations. Mechanization in ...
  • Title: Developing a policy framework for agricultural extension systems in Tunisia 

    Author: Dhehibi, Boubaker; 0000-0003-3854-6669; 0000-0001-9960-2105; 0000-0002-5938-2117; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-09-18
    Type: Brief
    Status: Open access
    In the face of declining natural resources linked to overutilization, population growth, and climate change, Tunisian national extension services need to review their priorities and reform their modes of service delivery. New ...
  • Title: Developing a Policy Framework for Agricultural Extension Systems in Tunisia 

    Author: Dhehibi, Boubaker; 0000-0003-3854-6669; 0000-0001-9960-2105; 0000-0002-5938-2117; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-09-18
    Type: Working Paper
    Status: Open access
    The Tunisian government is facing many challenges in delivering effective extension services to communities across the different regions within the country. Therefore, in the face of declining natural resources linked to ...
  • Title: Farm-Centered Integrated Modelling for the Design of Sustainable Agricultural Systems 

    Author: Wery, Jacques; 0000-0003-0014-4541; ORCID
    Date: 2018-08-31
    Type: Presentation
    Status: Open access
    Farm modelling has been widely used over the past ten years for the assessment of agricultural systems in face of policy changes, technological innovation, economic and climate changes. Beyond the various modelling methods ...
  • Title: Efficient and sustainable production of faba bean 

    Author: Redden, Bob; 0000-0002-7642-7102; 0000-0002-1791-9369; 0000-0001-8945-3126; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-01-15
    Type: Book Chapter
    Status: Timeless limited access
    Faba bean is mainly grown under rain-fed conditions, although irrigated production is important in Egypt, parts of China and Central Asia. China is the leading producer with a wide range of intensive rotation and inter-crop ...
  • Title: Modelling land-use decisions in production systems involving multiple crops and varieties 

    Author: Yigezu, Yigezu; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0001-7430-4291; 0000-0002-9236-4949; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-09-01
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Open access
    This paper argues and provides empirical evidence that trade-offs and/or complementarities are inherent in technological options that shape the adoption of and land-use decisions in production systems involving multiple ...
  • Title: Profitability Analysis of Zero Tillage among Smallholder Farm Households in the Karak Region of Jordan 

    Author: Akroush, Samia; 0000-0002-9156-7082; ORCID
    Date: 2015-12-01
    Type: Report
    Status: Open access
    There is rich literature on the biophysical benefits of zero tillage (ZT) while that on its economic benefits, especially in the context of small and medium-scale farmers, is scanty. Using a combination of Propensity Score ...
  • Title: ORCID Implementation for the ICARDA Research Staff - MEL Report 

    Author: Jani, Sara; 0000-0003-2554-5026; 0000-0002-2025-3449; 0000-0002-4010-4141; 0000-0002-9532-9452; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
    Date: 2018-09-10
    Type: Internal Report
    Status: Open access
    ORCID is a not-for-profit organization, sustained by fees from our member organizations. It is part of the wider digital infrastructure needed for researchers to share information on a global scale. ORCID provides free of ...
  • Title: Balancing climate related changes in Tajikistan’s farmlands 

    Author: ICARDA, Communication Team
    Date: 2016-01-13
    Type: Blog
    Status: Open access
    Tajikistan is a typical example of international injustice of climate change. It is one of the least responsible countries for the greenhouse gas emissions, while being most vulnerable to climate change impacts in the ...
  • Title: ICARDA Results Framework 2017–2026 

    Author: ICARDA, Communication Team
    Date: 2018-09-01
    Type: Report
    Status: Open access
    A key component of the overall implementation of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) Strategic Plan 2017-2026 is the development of a Results Framework that provides the road map ...
  • Title: Detection of rust resistance in selected Zimbabwean and ICARDA bread wheat (Triticum aestivum) germplasm using conventional and molecular techniques 

    Author: Mutari, Bruce; 0000-0003-4225-7843; ORCID
    Date: 2017-11-08
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Open access
    Host resistance is the most effective and economical method to minimise yield losses caused by rusts. The aim of this study was to detect the presence of resistance in 75 wheat genotypes. The presence of the genes Sr2, ...
  • Title: Evaluation of Awassi genotypes for improved milk production in Syria 

    Author: Iniguez, Luis; 0000-0002-8945-9613; ORCID
    Date: 2009-06-01
    Type: Journal Article
    Status: Timeless limited access
    A performance evaluation, conducted between 2003 and 2005, compared the milk production of three genotypes of Awassi ewes: Turkish (T), Syrian (S) and the F1-cross between the Turkish and Syrian ewes (TS), at the International ...

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