International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas

In Brief

CGIAR, Lebanon

Description

(1977, GGIAR, Beirut, Lebanon; www.icarda.org).

One of 15 centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (www.cgiar.org), concerned with improving productivity and incomes among resource-poor households, climate change, desertification, and “the next Green Revolution” for dry areas. Publishes ICARDA Annual Report, manuals, guidelines, impact briefs, and Improving Livelihoods in Dry Areas: Strategic Plan 2007-2016. Director General: Mahmoud Solh, plus 600 staff from 32 countries working in 17 countries.

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