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Somalia

After 30 years of conflict, Somalia is coming back

Zewdie Bishaw 20 September 2019. Nairobi, Kenya. World Agroforestry (ICRAF). The meeting on the future of agriculture in Somalia, was attended by donors EU, USAID, JICA, UN agency FAO, and CG centres CIFOR, ICRAF, CIAT, CIP, CIMMYT,…

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News and Press Release
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ICARDA
Posted:
01 Oct 2019

Ethiopia

A chickpea revolution in Ethiopia

An initiative in the Ethiopian highlands is pioneering mechanized chickpea production. Previously neglected because of the crop’s dependence on traditional farming practices and high labor costs, new higher-yielding, and machine-harvestable varieties are gaining popularity and laying…

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News and Press Release
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ICARDA
Posted:
05 Apr 2019

Ethiopia + 4 more

Ethiopia: Community-based breeding for genetic improvement of sheep and goats

Hossena, Ethiopia – In 2009, ICARDA introduced community-based breeding program in Ethiopia. Commonly known by its acronym CBBP, the initiative combines selective breeding programs based on production parameters, including body weight and ability to produce offspring.…

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News and Press Release
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ICARDA
Posted:
25 Oct 2018

Ethiopia

Scientist’s fuel-efficient stove-for-work program in Ethiopia protects trees

By Jack Durrell Growing up in Ethiopia, Bezaiet Dessalegn, ICARDA scientist, became concerned about the degraded landscapes around her and took some giant steps to forge change. Ethiopia has experienced significant deforestation over the past century – driven…

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News and Press Release
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ICARDA
Posted:
08 Mar 2018

Sudan

Addressing water scarcity in Sudan

Water access in Sudan is key to the livelihood of the country’s farming communities. ICARDA is working on the ground in Kordofan to maximize the productivity of the area’s crop-range-livestock systems by developing and implementing water-harvesting…

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News and Press Release
Source:
ICARDA
Posted:
08 Nov 2017

Sudan

Training seeks to enhance research efficiency in Sudan

A training course for scientists on the statistical analysis of agricultural field experiments, recently conducted at Sudan’s Agricultural Research Corporation, demonstrated ICARDA’s on-going commitment to raising the capacity of Sudanese agricultural scientists and strengthening the country’s…

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News and Press Release
Source:
ICARDA
Posted:
20 Jul 2017

Ethiopia

Improved malt barley: new income potential for Ethiopian farmers

A new high-yielding, pest-resistant variety of malt barley has the potential to revolutionize Ethiopia’s barley sector, helping to meet growing domestic demand, boost export earnings, and substantially raise farmer incomes. Barley is a major crop across the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ICARDA
Posted:
31 Oct 2016

Sudan + 1 more

Poverty assessment in Sudan

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Sudan Rural Poverty Analysis This is Part 1 of a study, presented in three reports that detail the results of a poverty assessment and mapping project in North and Southern Sudan. The study’s objective was to…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
ICARDA
Posted:
30 Apr 2012
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