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Scientist Spotlight: Jutta Werner on Drylands, Publications, and International Life
Interview with Dr. Jutta Werner
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 ...
WLI Newsletter: August issue
This newsletter highlights WLI project achievements, collaborations and upcoming meetings.
WLI Newsletter: July Issue
The second quarter featured a number of activities including the evaluation of the Initiative in Egypt, Jordan and Palestine; the hiring of a new WLI manager Dr. Caroline King who assumed her position on June 6, 2012; and ...
The Impact of International and National Investment in Barley Germplasm Improvement in the Developing Countries
Barley grain is used for animal feed, malt and food for human consumption. Archaeological evidence shows that barley was used in human food several thousand years ago (Bhatty, 1992). Although replaced by wheat and rice in ...
WLI Newsletter: 2013 Highlights
The year 2013 witnessed progress both in research and overall operations of the Initiative. Two bilaterally funded programs for Iraq and Tunisia were launched offering new opportunities and models for engagement of US and ...
WLI Newsletter: January - March Issue
This newsletter provides a glimpse into the progress made by WLI partners during the period Jan – March 2014.
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 ...
Caravan 30: Gender focus: prioritizing the needs of women farmers
In this issue of Caravan – a collaborative effort with the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems – we focus on gender related research being undertaken by ICARDA and national and CGIAR research partners across the ...