Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 13 December 2017 – More than 75 delegates at an international workshop, including decision-makers, scientists, experts and professionals, from over 16 countries agreed today to work more closely to promote marginal water use for agriculture in Central Asia.
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017 – The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) welcomed Her Excellency Mariam bint Hareb Al Mehairi, Minister of State, on a special visit to introduce the center’s functions and contributions to the advancement of biosaline agriculture, notably in the field of food security, in line with UAE Government’s strategy.
Monday, October 16, 2017
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2017 - The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) agreed today to step up collaboration on agricultural climate resilience and food security in the Arab region.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Dubai, UAE, September 14, 2017 - Dr. Abdelouahhab Zaid, Agricul tural Advisor to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, v isited the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) today to discuss prospects for collaboration.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Dubai, UAE, 3 August 2017 ― The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has been awarded a grant from the Expo 2020 Dubai’s Expo Live Innovation Impact Gr ant Programme to conduct an innovative research project on inland and coastal modular farms in the Uni ted Arab Emirates (UAE).
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) today presented the Tamkeen program, a novel initiative to empower Arab women scientists, at a high-level seminar on the sidelines of the IsDB 42nd Annual Meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Leading international policymakers, experts and scientists have called for urgent action to engage more youth in agricultural production to tackle unemployment and food insecurity.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Amman, Jordan, 27 April 2017 ― Jordan is set to have its first-ever operational drought monitoring system as a result of collaboration between different organizations, including the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Over 25 participants representing four countries, including 16 participants from the UAE, have recently completed a specialized training course on remote sensing and photogrammetry techniques using aerial images from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), aka drones.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
More than 150 delegates at the biggest international conference of 2016 on quinoa, including leaders, policymakers, scientists, ex perts and professionals from over 46 countries, have agreed to form a global consortium on quinoa.