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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.
Strengthening informal seed networks
How can we strengthen seed systems to achieve food security and better protection from epidemics and disease?
ICARDA Strategic Plan 2017 - 2026
This document presents the Strategic Plan of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas for the period from 2017 to 2026. ICARDA’s mission is to enhance food, water, and nutritional security and ...
Improving wheat production in the CWANA region
Wheat is the principal staple food in most countries of the Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) region, accounting for 45% of the region’s per capita calorie intake with an average wheat consumption of about 200 ...
Genome-wide association study for agronomic and physiological traits in spring wheat evaluated in a range of heat prone environments
We undertook large-scale genetic analysis to determine marker-trait associations (MTAs) underlying agronomic and physiological performance in spring wheat using genome-wide association studies (GWAS). Field trials were ...
Economic Impact of International and National Lentil Improvement Research in Developing Countries
Lentils, one of humanity’s oldest food crops, originated in the Fertile Crescent of the Near East (Webb and Hawtin, 1981). As a food, lentils provide valuable protein and, unlike several other food legumes, few anti-nutritional ...