Today is the International Women’s Day. In many countries it is celebrated as a public holiday. It is a fitting reminder of how women enrich public life and of their critical role in different public spheres. In every area from the field to the lab to the office, their contribution to social and economic development is immense.
Her Excellency Mariam Bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of State for Future Food Security, said that harmonizing the UAE’s research efforts as part of a comprehensive national program is key to establishing a comprehensive national strategy to achieve future food security, and will help to adopt the outcomes of scientific research in an ideal way, promote effective practices, and improve the cou
His Excellency Dr. Bandar Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), paid a special visit to the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) on 12 February 2018 to learn about the center’s advances in and contributions to agricultural research and development in different regions, and particularly IDB member countries, and discuss collaboration.
Her Excellency Mariam Bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of State for Future Food Security, and Her Excellency Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, paid a special visit recently to the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) to learn about the center’s advances in and contributions to agricultural science and te
A team of scientists from the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has saved Halfa grass, a rare plant species in the UAE, from possible extinction. Scientifically known as Desmostachya bipinnata, the plant is a rhizomatous perennial grass which is important for stabilizing soils. It can be used as fodder and for medicinal purposes.