Dr. Abdullah Alshankiti

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. He started his career at the National Agriculture and Water Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he worked for more than 25 years in different capacities, including Assistant Director General, Soil and Irrigation. He has more than 30 years of experience in conducting agricultural research in developing countries and regional projects. He holds a Ph.D. in soil science from the University of Florida.

He has authored and co-authored 23 publications, refereed journal articles, a number of conference papers and research reports.