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Strengthening informal seed networks
How can we strengthen seed systems to achieve food security and better protection from epidemics and disease?
Enhancing Food Security in Arab Countries
A research for development initiative working across ten countries to raise wheat production and reduce the Arab World’s growing dependence on costly wheat imports.
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) and ICARDA
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) share a common mission of alleviating poverty and promoting economic and social ...
IFAD and ICARDA
The collaboration between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and ICARDA dates back to their inception in 1977, and their activities have been intertwined ever since. IFAD has been a key supporter ...
Improving food security and nutrition in Africa
Few regions present bigger development challenges than the African drylands – home to nearly 300 million people, and the vast majority of Africa’s poor. Food security and rural welfare in these areas are limited by a range ...
ICARDA and the Arab World
Since its establishment, the International Center for Agricultural research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), based in Aleppo, Syria, has worked side by side with scientists and technicians in all parts of the Arab world to not ...
Faba Bean in Egypt
Faba Bean in Egypt Roll-up
Decentralization of ICARDA's Research and Capacity Development
This summary presents the key elements of ICARDA's strategy of decentralization of its research and capacity development and the associated investment plan. The strategy builds on and strengthens our existing organisation, ...
Mainstreaming gender in agricultural research key to development
Agricultural researchers and developmental experts learn the why and how of gender-inclusive work at a workshop in Cairo.
Returns to Investment on Barley Improvement Research in Dry Areas
Barley, one of the earliest crops in human history, is grown in over 100 countries. In the West, it is used mainly for animal feed or as malt for producing beverages. In developing countries it is a staple food for millions ...