H.E. Daniel Abugattas Majluf, Congressman from the Republic of Peru, and H.E. Romulo Acurio, Consul General of the Peru Consulate in Dubai, visited the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture on the 18th of December, 2012.
The importance of soil as a critical component of good landscape management through its contribution to food, water and energy security and as a mitigator of biodiversity loss, competing demands for resources and climate change was stressed by
BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus (BPDC) is the offshore site of the top-ranking private Indian university, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani.
Chaired by Mr Fawzi AlSultan, the ICBA Board of Directors met on 27 November 2012.
At the Foresight Symposium Gala Dinner held on the 25 November in Dubai, His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, stressed that the United Arab Emirates supports ICBA in its roles as an international center of excellence in the areas of integrated management of saline water and marginal degraded land in developing countries.