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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2015
    Iraq, Western Asia

    This final report synthesizes the results of the Iraq Salinity Project, a research partnership between five Iraqi ministries and national agencies and an international team of researchers, led by ICARDA, specializing in land and water management, crop improvement and plant breeding, geoinformatics, and socioeconomics.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2002
    Syrian Arab Republic, Western Asia

    The world is witnessing a period in its history when the increasing socio-political upheavals are taking the lives of thousands, and destroying the natural wealth of our planet. Poverty and food insecurity are two key forces driving this destruction. These ongoing problems compound those already being posed by an increasing shortage of water, scarcity of productive land, an expanding population, and the threat of global warming.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2003
    Armenia, Azerbaijan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, Central Asia, Western Asia

    The year 2002 marked ICARDA's 25th anniversary, and coincided with several honors and awards for the center's excellence in research. Research on developing high-yielding kabuli chickpea varieties that thrive in cool, wet winter conditions earned the 2002 King Baudouin Award of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), jointly with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), which focuses on desi chickpea.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2013
    Iraq, Western Asia

    This report is the second in a series of three publications that comprises an overview of the Iraq Salinity Assessment. This report documents solutions and impacts identified in the first report in this series. The third report in the Assessment proposes investment options and methods to analyze the investment options to manage and remediate salinity in Iraq.
    This report has been compiled from project contributions from a number of authors across all of its seven technical Components.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Pakistan, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, Western Asia

    ICARDA has long-standing outreach programs in North Africa, the Nile Valley, and the Red Sea region (Fig 2). In its current strategic plan, the Center will extend its work to the drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa.

  6. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2011
    Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Northern Africa, Western Asia

    This will ensure more sustainable ecosystems and improved rural livelihoods. Emphasis is given to building on local knowledge by using existing data, social capital, research linkages, partnerships and proven methodologies and technologies in the region thereby ensuring the sustainability of the impacts achieved. The Initiative also draws from a wide pool of multi-disciplinary expertise from within and outside the region and targets the three major agro-ecosystems in the region – rainfed, irrigated and rangeland.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Southern Asia, Central Asia, Western Asia

    This issue of Caravan chronicles ICARDA’s efforts in developing a research strategy and a need-based research program for the CAC region. In doing so, ICARDA played a major role in bringing together all partners, most importantly donors. The article on page 8 traces the history of this effort and provides an overview of the current status of collaboration.

  8. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    May, 2006
    Syrian Arab Republic, Western Asia

    The aim of this paper is to contribute to a more holistic understanding of farmers’ decision making process for innovations in soil conservation. In this study, farmers’ decision making has been explored in the context of a mountainous olive growing area in northwest Syria, where evidences of land degradation are widespread.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2018
    Northern Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Southern Asia, Afghanistan, India, Iran, Western Asia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic

    Widespread heat waves, floods, and droughts last year were a strong reminder of the threats posed by climate change. In the non-tropical dry areas where ICARDA works we are becoming accustomed to record high temperatures and increasing water scarcity year on year. Resilience and climate change adaptation are at the heart of ICARDA’s new Strategic Plan 2017-2026 – a bold and ambitious effort to harness cutting-edge science and deliver the tools and technologies that smallholder farmers need to maintain agricultural production and protect their livelihoods.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2019
    Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, Central Asia, Western Asia

    ICARDA continued to play a critical role in the development, improvement, and dissemination of climate-resilient crop varieties last year. The varieties strengthened food and nutritional security and provided a critical defense against extreme temperatures, water scarcity, and the emergence of new pests and diseases.

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