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Title Definition
ICARDA. International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas

The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) was established in 1977. It is one of 15 such centers supported by the CGIAR. ICARDA’s founding mandate to promote... read more


The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture is a not-for-profit, international center of excellence for research and development in marginal environments. ICBA was... read more

Integrated (decision-making, planning) management

 a systematic process that ensures all stakeholders, affected disciplines, and sectors have an opportunity to be involved and examines all economic, environmental, and social costs and benefits in... read more

Integrated conservation and development projects

Initiatives that aim to link biodiversity conservation and development.

Integrated pest management

Any practices that attempt to capitalize on natural processes that reduce pest abundance. Sometimes used to refer to monitoring programs where farmers apply pesticides to improve economic... read more

Introduced species/exotic species/non-indigenous species

Species occurring outside their natural biotope; Tree species occurring outside their natural vegetation zone, area or region. Includes hybrids. [fn]Source:(EFI 2002) from European Forest... read more

Invasive species

 a species, often introduced inadvertently or deliberately by human activities from another continent or ecosystem, which can crowd out native species and take over habitats,... read more


The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. It is... read more