ICBA News

Giving more opportunities for women in science

Giving more opportunities for women in science

In order to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in science, and to achieve their full and equal access to and participation in science, the United Nations declared 11 February of each year the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

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Spreading knowledge on soil management for food security in Gulf region

Spreading knowledge on soil management for food security in Gulf region

Water scarcity, declining productivity of arable land, increasing soil and water salinity, and hyper-arid conditions are some of the main constraints facing agricultural production in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC). For example, soil and water salinity in irrigated agriculture is the main cause of low agricultural yields in GCC countries, which has led to the abandonment of many farms. What is more, continuing population growth and climate change impact are only adding to these problems.

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ICBA, FEWA ink agreement on technical and training cooperation

ICBA, FEWA ink agreement on technical and training cooperation

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) of the UAE signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen technical and training cooperation.

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New book outlines novel water management approaches for Morocco

New book outlines novel water management approaches for Morocco

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is one of the world’s driest regions, suffering from climate change effects. This calls for efforts to identify alternative and innovative solutions to mitigate and adapt to these changes.

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ICBA receives strategic partner award by UAE Ministry of Energy

ICBA receives strategic partner award by UAE Ministry of Energy

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) was recognized as a strategic partner by the Ministry of Energy of the UAE during a special awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi on 22 December 2016.

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