ICARDA - International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
ICARDA is an international organization undertaking research for development. We provide innovative, science-based solutions for countries across the non-tropical dry areas. Our research aims to reduce poverty and enhance food, water, and nutritional security and environmental health, in the face of global challenges, including climate change.
We envision thriving and resilient livelihoods in the dry areas of the developing world with adequate incomes, secure access to food, markets, and nutrition, and the capacity to manage natural resources in equitable, sustainable, and innovative ways.
ICARDA works with a tight focus on the problem-solving needs of resource-poor farmers, achieving this through the in-field delivery of its research outputs. Although global food production has increased by 20 per cent in the past decade, food insecurity and poverty remain widespread, while the...
Who we are The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is a global research-for-development organization. We envision thriving and resilient livelihoods in dryland communities of the developing world coming with robust incomes, secure access to food, markets,...
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