To ensure food security in sub-Saharan Africa is no easy task. It is even more difficult to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal on ending hunger. The region suffers from poor agricultural conditions. Partly as a result, malnutrition and poverty are common.
More and more women in rural areas of Egypt are warming to alternative salt-tolerant crops like quinoa thanks to efforts by the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and its partners.
More than 75 delegates at an international workshop, including decision-makers, scientists, experts and professionals, from over 16 countries agreed today to work more closely to promote marginal water use for agriculture in Central Asia.
There is no denying that almost everything on this planet depends on water and we are blessed to have almost 70 percent of earth’s surface covered with this extraordinary chemical compound. Water has kept the life going on the planet for over three billion years.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) recently presented the results of its long-term date palm research program at the 3rd Date Palm Festival in the Siwa Oasis, Egypt.