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Winter chickpea - improving rural livelihoods The impact of improved varieties and technologies in Syria
In partnership with the Syrian national program, ICARDA's research on winter chickpea has made important contributions to household economies.After lentil, chickpea is the most important rainfed pulse crop in Syria by area ...
Turning the tide on pulses production in Ethiopia - Chickpea
Chickpea crop is the third most widely grown legume crop (after soybean and bean) and of particular significance in developing countries, as providing an important source of farmer income and nutrition to poor farmers. ...
ICARDA-European Commission partnership (1990-2011)
This brief highlights cooperation between the European Commission and ICARDA for programs over the past two decades to improve food security and the livelihoods of rural populations in the world’s dry areas.
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 ...