Red meat project to help Tunisian farmers beat shortage of stockfeed

The International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) has reported progress in its Red Meat Value Chain project. This project seeks to help Tunisian livestock farmers gain stockfeed self-sufficiency, while teaching drought adaptation techniques to crop farmers. In a project update statement, ICARDA said 42 farmers have involved…

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Write down what you observe about the forage your flock is eating. Make notes on the quality of the forage and the condition of the animals.

ICARDA trying recycled water to boost crop irrigation in Egypt

The International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in Egypt has started investigating whether water that was previously used for the production of tilapia fish can be enhanced with nutrients and re-used in the irrigation of saline-tolerant crops like sugar beet and barley. In a statement, ICARDA…

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Heat-resistant wheat to help West African farmers beat climate change

The International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) has developed a set of heat-resistant durum wheat varieties that can withstand up to 40°C and help farmers in Senegal River Basin of West Africa adapt to climate change-induced droughts. In a scientific paper released early this month, ICARDA…

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