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December 19, 2016

A novel public-private partnership leads thinking and development for food, nutrition, and environmental security in the MENA region post Paris Climate Agreement.   

December 19, 2016

ICARDA and partners utilize youth study results and systems thinking from CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems to design new research program targeting youth employment and agricultural development in the MENA region.

September 28, 2016

Ms. Mariam Rouatbi, young Dryland Systems scientist wins CIRAD award for best research summary presented at the first International Conference on Tropical Animal Deseases and Veterinary Public Health.

April 19, 2016

The 2016 International Conference on Pulses for Health, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture in Drylands takes off in Marrakesh, Morocco.

April 18, 2016

The 2016 International Conference on Pulses for Health, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture in Drylands gathers world experts to find a path forward for boosting pulses production in the developing countries through measures in science, development investments, policy and markets.

March 09, 2016

A culture prohibiting women to appear in public, combined with a widespread lack of education, means women enjoy few if any economic opportunities. This is no longer the case for Nafasgul, a female farmer in Parwan.

December 13, 2015

The new climate deal must recognize that many of the effective climate change interventions have their roots in agriculture and particular attention must be devoted to the Fertile Crescent. 

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