Ongoing Projects

Feasibility of nano-filtration for desalinization of saline/seawater used for irrigating vegetable crops under Qatar conditions

Thematic Areas: Assessment of natural resources in marginal environments 

Geographical Scope: Qatar and the United Arab Emirates

Timeline: January, 2015 to January, 2018

Genetic studies of salinity tolerance in barley in field conditions

Thematic Areas: Crop productivity and diversification

Geographical Scope: UAE, Saudi Arabia

Timeline: November, 2013 to December, 2017

The impact of the rhizosphere microbiota on root system development and tolerance to environmental constraints in cereals

Thematic Areas: Crop productivity and diversification

Geographical Scope: Middle East and North Africa

Timeline: January, 2015 to December, 2017

The planting demonstration project using Cocoon

Thematic Areas: Natural Resources Assessment and Management

Geographical Scope: United Arab Emirates

Timeline: February, 2016 to October, 2017