WORLD PULSES DAY 2022 – OUR IMPACT

Pulses are edible dry seeds of plants belonging to the Leguminosae family. They are consumed in the form of whole seed, split-grain, dehulled split-grain and flour. Many different types of pulses are grown the world over. Of these, the major ones, in terms of global...

FAO launches emergency plan to combat hunger in Sudan

Over the coming year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will distribute seeds, livestock treatment kits and provide veterinary and fisheries support to boost crop production, improve seed diversification and protect animal stock from depleting. The...

SFHC on the seed hunt

Our dedicated team can be seen carefully grading seeds, a crucial step in our efforts to support our fellow farmers. Due to extreme weather conditions such as either drought or excessive rainfall this year, many crops have suffered, making it difficult for our farmers...

Cutting edge technology for Egyptian Farmers

Two recent field days were organized in Egypt to introduce farmers to cutting-edge multi-seed planter models and the latest integrated agronomic bundles.  August 2023: ICARDA, in collaboration with Egypt’s Agriculture Research Center (ARC), organized field days...