Directors General of the Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture (AIRCA), a nine-strong grouping focused on increasing food security by supporting smallholder agriculture and rural enterprise around the world, gathered recently at an annual meeting at the FAO HQ in Rome, Italy, to discuss joint initiatives on agro-diversification for 2017.
In order to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in science, and to achieve their full and equal access to and participation in science, the United Nations declared 11 February of each year the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is one of the world’s driest regions, suffering from climate change effects. This calls for efforts to identify alternative and innovative solutions to mitigate and adapt to these changes.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) was recognized as a strategic partner by the Ministry of Energy of the UAE during a special awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi on 22 December 2016.
More than150 delegates at the biggest international conference of 2016 on quinoa, including leaders, policymakers, scientists, experts and professionals from over 46 countries, have agreed to form a global consortium on quinoa.
Leaders, scientists and experts from around the world gathered today at one of the biggest international conferences dedicated to quinoa since 2013 was declared the International Year of Quinoa by the United Nations.