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Caravan 26: Science for Food Security
This issue of Caravan illustrates this continuum approach. It describes some of ICARDA’s strategic research — the use of new tools such as GIS, molecular markers and thermographic imaging, and new research methods in ...
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?
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, ...
Africa and ICARDA
ICARDA has long-standing outreach programs in North Africa, the Nile Valley, and the Red Sea region (Fig 2). In its current strategic plan, the Center will extend its work to the drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa.
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 ...
Caravan 20-21: Review of agriculture in the dry areas
This issue of Caravan provides examples of the impact of ICARDA's collaborative research activities and expanding partnerships on improving livelihoods in the dry areas. In this issue: • Special Report: ICARDA and the ...
Food, income, and livelihoods: Impact of new agricultural technologies in Africa
Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan and Yemen have a combined population of 195 million, of whom 72% live in rural areas. All four economies are largely agriculture-based; but most farmers use traditional crop varieties and farming ...
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 ...