The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) was recognized as a strategic partner by the Ministry of Energy of the UAE during a special awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi on 22 December 2016.
Held under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, the awards ceremony was held to strengthen relationship between the Ministry and its strategic partners.
Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), has won a prestigious Arab Women of the Year 2016 award in recognition of her long-term commitment and contribution to promoting science and innovation, especially among Arab women.
She was presented the Achievement in Science Award at a high-profile ceremony in London attended by Gulf royalty, diplomats, British politicians, and prominent business leaders.
The International Center of Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has been presented with the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation in recognition of the center’s continued efforts on agricultural research and innovation.
Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, ICBA Director General, received the award at a ceremony on March 15, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, the UAE, from H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development of the UAE.
Dr. Makram Belhaj Fraj, a senior scientist at the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), has received an award for his research on real-time monitoring systems for irrigated agriculture.
He was presented the award in the category “The most interesting project” during the first congress by the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Network for Water Centers of Excellence on November 9, 2015, in Muscat, Oman, for the project ‘Application in real-time monitoring systems for irrigated agriculture’.
Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, director general of the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), has won a prestigious award from the Global Thinkers Forum (GTF) for her contribution to development of science.
During a ceremony in Dubai, the UAE, on November 24, 2014, Dr. Elouafi was presented with the GTF Award for Excellence in Science.