August 2021

  • Under the agreement, ICBA and UAL will collaborate on creating innovative technologies for saving water and energy in controlled environment agriculture (CEA) systems.
ICBA, Spanish university to explore water-saving innovations for controlled environment agriculture
Monday, 30 August, 2021
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the University of Almeria (UAL), Spain, have agreed to work together to develop innovative solutions for sustainable agricultural production in marginal environments.
  • Published in Sustainability, a journal, the study identifies research and policy priorities for marginal lands with a focus on poverty reduction, preservation of biodiversity, and restoration of marginal lands, using strategies focused on the food-poverty-environment nexus.
New study reviews status of marginal lands worldwide
Sunday, 29 August, 2021
A recent study by a team of scientists from the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has reviewed the status of the world’s marginal lands and their role in food security, poverty reduction, and environmental sustainability.
  • The two organizations will work together to increase the efficiency of different technologies for CEA systems and improve irrigation and nutrient management in open-field systems.
ICBA, South Korean firm partner to improve controlled environment agriculture systems
Friday, 27 August, 2021
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the South Korean company AgroTech Co. Ltd have agreed to collaborate on enhancing controlled environment agriculture (CEA) and open-field systems for desert environments.