Securing a legacy for the IFAD Conservation Agriculture and Crop Livestock Project
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The Conservation Agriculture and Crop-livestock (CLCA) project was made possible through the financial support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the collaboration of Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie (INRAT), Institut Technique des Grandes Cultures (ITGC), Institut National des Grandes Cultures (INGC), Institut Technique de l’Elevage (ITELV), Office de l’Elevage et des Pâturages (OEP), and CIMMYT.
In collaboration with the Algerian Institut Technique des Grandes Cultures (ITGC), ICARDA hosted a three-day closing workshop for the IFAD-funded project “Use of Conservation Agriculture in Crop-Livestock Systems (CLCA) in the Drylands for Enhanced Water-Use Efficiency, Soil Fertility and Productivity in NA and LAC Countries.”
Held in Setif, Algeria, the workshop was attended by representatives of the National Agricultural Chamber of Algeria, alongside the Director Generals of all implementing and strategic partner institutions, and their research and development teams.
Professor Mondher Ben Salem, Director General of Tunisia’s National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRAT)
The CLCA project offers smallholder farmers in Algeria and Tunisia a set of innovative and flexible livestock and crop management technologies to optimize climate-resilient and integrated crop-livestock systems under conservation agriculture, addressing the needs of their livestock and the environment.