Research & Innovation Division

Dr. Redouane Choukr-Allah

Dr. Redouane Choukr-Allah

Head of Crop Diversification and Genetic Improvement Section | Senior Scientist- Horticulture

Dr. Redouane Choukr-Allah joined ICBA in 2015 as Senior Scientist in Horticulture and now heads Crop Diversification and Genetic Improvement Section at the Research and Innovation Division.

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Dr. Richard Soppe

Dr. Richard Soppe

Head of Natural Resources Management Section | Senior Scientist - Marginal Water Management

Dr. Richard Soppe joined ICBA in 2015 as Senior Scientist in Marginal Water Management. He heads Natural Resources Management Section at the Research and Innovation Division. He has around 22 years of experience in agricultural water management.

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Dr. Rachael McDonnell

Dr. Rachael McDonnell

Head of Climate Change Modeling Adaptation Section | Principal Scientist-Water Governance and Policy

Dr. Rachael McDonnell joined ICBA as Water Policy and Governance Scientist in 2008. She leads Climate Change Modeling and Adaptation Section under the Research and Innovation Division.

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Dr. Abdullah Al-Dakheel

Dr. Abdullah Al-Dakheel

Principal Scientist - Field and Forage Crop

Dr. Abdullah Al-Dakheel joined ICBA in 2001 as a scientist. Prior to joining ICBA, he had worked with the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), United Arab Emirates University in Al-Ain (UAEU), and Aleppo University.

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Dr. Abdullah Alshankiti

Dr. Abdullah Alshankiti

Senior Scientist-Soil Management

Dr. Abdullah Alshankiti joined ICBA in 2012 as Senior Soil Management Scientist. Prior to that, he had worked as a farm soil and water management consultant for the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) - Arabian Peninsula Regional Program.

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Dr. Shabbir Ahmad Shahid

Dr. Shabbir Ahmad Shahid

Senior Scientist-Salinity Management

Dr. Shabbir Ahmad Shahid is Senior Salinity Management Scientist at ICBA.

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Dr. Khalil Ammar

Dr. Khalil Ammar

Principal Scientist- Hydrology/Hydrogeology

Dr. Khalil Ammar is Principal Scientist in Hydrology/Hydrogeology at ICBA. He joined the Center in 2009. Before joining ICBA, he had worked at CH2M Hill in the USA and with the Palestinian Water Authority where he headed the Planning Department for seven years.

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Dr. Susan Robertson

Dr. Susan Robertson

Senior Scientist-Agricultural Economist

Dr. Susan Robertson joined ICBA in November 2015 as Agricultural Economist. Dr. Robertson has a multidisciplinary background in international development, with training in both social and environmental sciences.

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Dr. Asad Sarwar Qureshi

Dr. Asad Sarwar Qureshi

Senior Scientist-Water and Irrigation Management

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Dr. Kristina Toderich

Dr. Kristina Toderich

Plant Scientist

Dr. Kristina Toderich joined ICBA in 2006 at ICBA's office in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Before joining ICBA, she headed the Department of Desert Ecology and Water Resources Research at the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan. She holds a Ph.D.

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