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 From Classroom to real-life science: the ICBA-BITS Pilani, Dubai collaboration

From Classroom to real-life science: the ICBA-BITS Pilani, Dubai collaboration

BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus (BPDC) is the offshore site of the top-ranking private Indian university, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. Its location in Dubai International Academic City, which is adjacent to ICBA’s research farm and headquarters, has proven a boon for a research collaboration between the two institutions.

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 ICBA Board Meeting Outcomes

ICBA Board Meeting Outcomes

Chaired by Mr Fawzi AlSultan, the ICBA Board of Directors met on 27 November 2012. During the meeting, the Board members discussed the strategic outcomes of the Foresight Symposium, which had brought together over 50 stakeholders including ICBA Board members and staff, representatives from the UAE Government, national and international partners, donors, and the private sector, as well as eminent scientists from universities and international scientific institutions.

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ICBA Foresight Symposium

ICBA Foresight Symposium

At the Foresight Symposium Gala Dinner held on the 25 November in Dubai, His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, stressed that the United Arab Emirates supports ICBA in its roles as an international center of excellence in the areas of integrated management of saline water and marginal degraded land in developing countries.

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ICBA with other Partners Organized International Conference GECS2012

ICBA with other Partners Organized International Conference GECS2012

Environmental change in general and climate change in particular, presents a major challenge for development and poverty eradication. Millions of poor people around the world are vulnerable to environmental change impacts on ecosystems, water and agriculture.

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ICBA shares modeling & satellite data assimilation methods with Tunisia

ICBA shares modeling & satellite data assimilation methods with Tunisia

Mr Karim Bergaoui, ICBA Climate Modeling Scientist, represented ICBA at the Utilisation [de la télédétection pour l’amélioration de la gestion des resources en eau et adaptation aux changements climatiques] – LDAS Tunisie, which was held 18-19 November 2012 in Tunis, Tunisia.

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