ICARDA Annual Report 1996
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Communication Team ICARDA. (1/1/1997). ICARDA Annual Report 1996. Beirut, Lebanon: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
One of the major activities during 1996 was the development of a new Medium-Term Plan (MTP) for 1998-2000, designed to enhance food security while protecting the natural resource base in the fragile environments of dry areas. It involved working together with our national partners and stakeholders; scientists, managers and the Board of Trustees of ICARDA; and members of the Technical Advisory Committee. Water is the key natural resource in the dry areas and is accorded the highest priority in ICARDA’s research; biodiversity and land as natural resources are all closely linked to water and its availability, and receive major research attention.
- Agricultural Research Knowledge 
barley; biodiversity; farming systems; genetic resources; germplasm conservation; rangelands; research; sustainability; sheep; goats; turkmenistan; kyrgyzstan; tajikistan; uzbekistan; ethiopia; cicer arietinum; hordeum vulgare; medicago sativa; international cooperation; resource management; training; north africa; dry farming; armenia; azerbaijan; georgia; sudan; faba beans; lentils; pakistan; chickpeas; hard wheat; lens culinaris; triticum aestivum; triticum durum; lathyrus sativus; aegilops; pisum sativum; trifolium; trigonella; vicia narbonensis; feed legumes; agricultural development; plant collections; pastures; steppes; diffusion of information; middle east; resource conservation; vicia faba; soft wheat; Barley; Faba bean; Wheat; Lentil; Chickpea