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The Syrian Seed Bank that Keeps Operating through the War

Employees without the means to flee the crisis have preserved the occupied facility, at considerable risk to themselves

For more than four years, the headquarters of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in the Syrian town of Tal Hadya has been occupied by the anti-Assad groups Al-Nusra and Ahrar al-Sham. ICARDA is one of 15…
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by: Courtney Fullilove – March 5, 2018


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