July-August, 2016

  • IsDB, Gates Foundation support new program for women scientists in Middle East, North Africa
    IsDB, Gates Foundation support new program for women scientists in Middle East, North Africa
IsDB, Gates Foundation support new program for women scientists in Middle East, North Africa
Monday, 29 August, 2016

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) launched today the design phase of a new major regional program to empower young Arab women scientists and leaders in agricultural research and development.

  • ICBA, US research centers lead $4m project to help MENA region respond to drought
    ICBA, US research centers lead $4m project to help MENA region respond to drought
ICBA, US research centers lead $4m project to help MENA region respond to drought
Wednesday, 13 July, 2016

The Dubai-based International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska are co-leading a $4-million research effort. The project is designed to help the Middle East and North Africa region balance water consumption and increase agricultural productivity, with a focus on drought management.

  • Studies confirm desert gourd as potential biodiesel crop for marginal lands
    Studies confirm desert gourd as potential biodiesel crop for marginal lands
Studies confirm desert gourd as potential biodiesel crop for marginal lands
Sunday, 10 July, 2016
Can desert gourd (Citrullus colocynthis) found in marginal environments be the next non-food feedstock crop for biodiesel production using marginal lands?