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ICBA conducts training workshop in Egypt “Farmer Schools for Forage Production and Utilization Techniques under the use of Marginal Water Resources”

ICBA conducts training workshop in Egypt “Farmer Schools for Forage Production and Utilization Techniques under the use of Marginal Water Resources”

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has conducted a training workshop in Egypt on 4-7 November, 2012 – titled: “Farmer schools for Forage production and utilization techniques under the use of marginal water resources”.

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AIRCA launched at GCARD2

AIRCA launched at GCARD2

Dr Ismahane Elouafi, ICBA Director-General, attended the GCARD2 (Second Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development) conference, Foresight and partnership for innovation and impact on small-holder livelihoods, held from 29 October – 1 November in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

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UAE Water Think Tank

UAE Water Think Tank

ICBA scientists, Dr Rachael McDonnell and Dr Shoaib Ismail, were invited by the Prime Minister’s Office, UAE Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, to join other leading scientists and researchers in the UAE Water Think Tank held on 24 October 2012.

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MOEW and ICBA collaborate on training course

MOEW and ICBA collaborate on training course

Integrated management technologies of saline water was the focus of a four-day workshop held at ICBA from 15-18 October which brought together delegates from the Ministry of Environment and Water, Abu Dhabi Food Control Agency, municipalities and specialists from ICBA.

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 Water Food Day Meeting

Water Food Day Meeting

16 October 2012 is World Food Day; a date chosen to mark the anniversary of the founding of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Accordingly, FAO, chaired by French Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll, brought together on this date ministers from 20 countries including major producers and import-dependent developing countries, to discuss the global governance of food security.

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