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Water and Livelihoods Initiative (WLI): Final Technical Report
This final technical report offers a summary of the activities completed by partners of the WLI during the lifetime of the project covering the period October 2009- September 2017. The WLI aims to improve rural livelihoods ...
Scientist Spotlight: Jutta Werner on Drylands, Publications, and International Life
Interview with Dr. Jutta Werner
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.
Rural Transformation through Targeted Regional Innovation Systems: Why parastatal co-operatives matter in the Middle East and North Africa
Draft manuscript to be submitted for peer review to Journal of Peasant Studies on December 21st
Caravan 1: Review of dryland agriculture
In this issue: Feeding the land: how legumes can keep the soil Healthy The plateau provinces: Sivas and Kayseri have lower yields than they should. Why? And can their small farmers survive? Winter sowing: the answer to ...
Agricultural Productivity in the WANA Region
The interest of governments, international organizations, NGOs and the general public has recently been aroused by studies considering the use of existing agricultural technology, the use of innovations in such technology ...
Genome Wild Association Studies for New Traits
Two GWAS panels were assembled that represent a sample of Jordanian barley landraces accessions (150 landraces) for drought tolerance and yield and a collection of ICARDA elite material (288 lines) for disease resistance ...
ICARDA’s New Strategic Plan 2017-2026 Highlights
Non-tropical dry areas cover over 40% of the world’s land surface with a growing population of more than 2.5 billion people. These people grow 44% of the world’s food and keep half of the world’s livestock, yet one in six ...
Strengthening informal seed networks
How can we strengthen seed systems to achieve food security and better protection from epidemics and disease?
Water-Saving Techniques Practiced by Olive Growers in Dry Areas
During the last two decades, olive production in Syria has expanded to less favorable marginal dry areas, where water is the most important limiting factor. Farmers in these areas have been applying special management ...