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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
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 ...
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 ...
Water Benchmarks of CWANA project: Monitoring and Evaluation Plan
The comprehensive project consists of three main projects: the Badia Benchmark Project in Jordan, which includes two satellite projects in Saudi Arabia and Libya, the Rainfed Benchmark Project in Morocco, which includes ...
Water benchmarks of CWANA - Second phase: 1st Annual Progress Report 2010-2011
1st Annual Progress Report 2010-2011 for the Community-Based Optimization of the Management of Scarce Water Resources in Agriculture in West Asia and North Africa project. Second phase
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 ...