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  • UAE Energy Minister visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture

    Monday, June 13, 2016

    A delegation led by UAE Minister of Energy H.E. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei visited today the Dubai-based International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) to learn about the Center and its work on, among other things, water-efficient technologies and crops, non-conventional water resources, and biofuel crops such as Salicornia. This visit is one of a series of visits by the Minister of Energy to local organizations working on energy issues to enhance communication and improve cooperation between the Ministry of Energy and its strategic partners, as well as discuss mutual cooperation opportunities for diversifying energy resources for sustainable development.

  • UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

    Minister of Climate Change and Environment of the UAE H.E. Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi visited today the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in Dubai to learn more about the Center and its work on, among other things, climate change adaptation and mitigation in marginal environments.

  • ICBA and CRDF Global launch major competition for Arab women scientists

    Wednesday, March 9, 2016

    Celebrating this year’s theme of gender parity for the International Women’s Day, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and CRDF Global announced today the launch of a joint research grant competition for early-career Arab women scientists collaborating with US researchers in agricultural science. The aim of this competition is to facilitate long -term international research partnerships.