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Established in 1977, ICARDA is one of 15 centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). ICARDA’s mission is to contribute to the improvement of livelihoods of the resource-poor in dry areas by enhancing food security and alleviating poverty through research and partnerships to achieve sustainable increases in agricultural productivity and income, while ensuring the efficient and more equitable use and conservation of natural resources.

The Center is headquartered in Aleppo, Syria, with offices in sixteen other countries.

Vision Improved livelihoods of the resource-poor in the dry areas.

Mission To contribute to the improvement of livelihoods of the resource-poor in dry areas by enhancing food security and alleviating poverty through research and partnerships to achieve sustainable increases in agricultural productivity and income, while ensuring the efficient and more equitable use and conservation of natural resources.

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  1. Goodmorning,

    I´m looking for varieties of chickpeas which can be grown in a arid area like UAE. Please advice. If you have some papers about the subject growing leguminous in arid climates pls send me a link for download. It is for my PhD work. Thank you very much in advanced.
    Best Regards,
    Reinhard Seltz
    Abu Dhabi, UAE


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