Research & Innovation Division

Dr. Makram Belhaj Fraj

Dr. Makram Belhaj Fraj

Agronomy Scientist

Dr. Makram Belhaj Fraj joined ICBA as Agronomy Scientist in 2010. He works on the concept of cropping systems at farm and regional levels in various environments of the Middle East and North Africa region.

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Mr. Karim Bergaoui

Mr. Karim Bergaoui

Climate and Water Modeling Scientist

Mr. Karim Bergaoui has worked as Climate and Water Modeling Scientist at ICBA since 2010.

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Mr. Rashyd Zaaboul

Mr. Rashyd Zaaboul

Modeler - Climate Change

Mr. Rashyd Zaaboul is Climate Modeling Scientist at ICBA. Before joining in 2013, he had been for 14 years a member of the Numerical Weather Prediction Team working on the Moroccan limited area model’s maintenance and development.

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Dr. Dionysia Angeliki Lyra

Dr. Dionysia Angeliki Lyra

Halophyte Agronomist

Dr. Dionysia Angeliki Lyra joined ICBA as Post-Doctoral Researcher in 2013.

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Dr. Mohammad Shahid

Dr. Mohammad Shahid

Geneticist

Dr. Mohammad Shahid is a scientist with more than 22 years of experience in agricultural research. He has expertise in germplasm collection, seed production, plant breeding, and screening of salt-tolerant crops.

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Dr. Tesfaye Ertebo Mohammad

Dr. Tesfaye Ertebo Mohammad

Project Officer

Dr. Tesfaye has joined ICBA as Project Officer for the “Rehabilitation and Management of Salt-affected Lands to Increase Agricultural Productivity (RAMSAP)” project. He is based in Addisababa, Ethiopia.

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Dr. Shagufta Gill

Dr. Shagufta Gill

Research Associate - Soil Amendment Project

Dr. Shagufta Gill has been Post-Doctoral Researcher at ICBA since 2013. She is currently Research Associate - Soil Amendment Project.

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Mr. Rafeek El-Madhoun

Mr. Rafeek El-Madhoun

Senior Researcher

Rafeek El-Madhoun joined ICBA in August 2016 as Senior Researcher. He is part of the team responsible for managing the Collaborative Program Euphrates and Tigris (CPET).

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Ms. Diletta Ciolina

Ms. Diletta Ciolina

Project Specialist

Ms. Diletta Ciolina joined ICBA as Proposal Development Specialist in 2015. She is currently Project Specialist.

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Dr. Mostafa AbuBakr

Dr. Mostafa AbuBakr

Visiting Scientist - Watershed Management

Dr. Mostafa AbuBakr joined ICBA in 2016 as Senior Scientist in Watershed Management and Water Quality Modeler. He has around 12 years of experience in the application of remote sensing and GIS in water resources management and assessment of natural hazards in arid environments.

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