ICBA News

Developing sustainable water, rangelands and livestock management in CAC

Developing sustainable water, rangelands and livestock management in CAC

Crop diversification and sustainable management of marginal land resources in three Central Asian countries (Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan) is the focus of a four-year partnership involving ICBA, ICRISAT and ICARDA commencing in 2011.

Read more

 Appointment of new Director General at ICBA

Appointment of new Director General at ICBA

Dr Ismahane Elouafi, a Moroccan/Canadian, took up the position of ICBA Director General in August 2012.

Read more

 ICBA Participation in Liwa Date Festival

ICBA Participation in Liwa Date Festival

The recent Liwa Date Festival provided a well-attended forum for ICBA to demonstrate the success of its long-term research into elite date palm varieties to assess the impact of marginal quality irrigation on soil properties, date palm growth, productivity and fruit quality.

Read more

 Visitors from Japan On 16 July 2012

Visitors from Japan On 16 July 2012

On 16 July, ICBA scientists were able to learn more about research being undertaken in Japan on soils quality improvement when a Japanese group visited ICBA. The group comprised representatives from the Graduate School of Engineering in Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and farmers specializing in tomato production.

Read more

 Environmental Cost and Changing Face of Agriculture in the Gulf States

Environmental Cost and Changing Face of Agriculture in the Gulf States

3rd Gulf Research Meeting July 2012

Read more