International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

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Features

Seven founding partners introduced Ag4Peace, a new initiative that aims to build resilient food systems and improve livelihoods and diets in low- and middle-income countries.

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The CGIAR Women in Research and Science (WIRES) employee-led resource group recently had a virtual engagement to discuss the progress and new happenings in the group.

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Experts gathered at the FAO Science and Innovation Forum to drive forward research partnerships to curb crop loss due to pests and diseases through efficient global sharing of data.

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Impressions from attendees of the VIII International Cereal Nematode Symposium.

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There is no universal model for successfully delivering climate-smart agriculture. But the AICCRA experience in Ethiopia shows how engaging changemakers can reveal effective, inclusive, and localized ways to make farming communities more resilient to climate change.

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In 2009, a team of wheat scientists from CIMMYT, ICARDA, FAO, and national partners set off on a five-year expedition across Central Asia to collect as many landraces as they could find.

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The Initiative targets a broad range of pests and diseases affecting cereals, legumes, potato, sweet potato, cassava, banana and other vegetables.

Annual reports

The legacy of this international collaboration in wheat research sealed in the program’s final report.

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Sanjaya Rajaram, former CIMMYT Wheat Program Director, has been recognized with the Padma Bhushan Award for his contributions to wheat improvement worldwide.

Annual reports

WHEAT supported the release of 63 CGIAR-derived high-yielding and climate-resilient wheat varieties in 2020, boosting farmer resilience and income throughout the wheat-growing world.

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The second installment in the CGIAR International Year of Plant Health Webinar Series tackles the often-overlooked issue of germplasm health.

In the media

Source: AgriBusiness Global (23 Feb 2021)

A leader of wheat breeding and later director of CIMMYT’s Global Wheat Program, Sanjaya Rajaram passed away at the age of 78.

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Former director of the Global Wheat Program positioned CIMMYT as the leading international research-for-development and breeding organization for wheat.