March-April, 2016

  • UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture
    UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture
UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture
Thursday, 14 April, 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 launches new project to fight salinity in Ethiopia, South Sudan
    ICBA launches new project to fight salinity in Ethiopia, South Sudan
ICBA launches new project to fight salinity in Ethiopia, South Sudan
Tuesday, 29 March, 2016

Continuing efforts to restore degraded lands back into production and minimize further spread of salinity through irrigation and crop management, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and its partners have launched a new project called Rehabilitation and management of salt-affected soils to improve agricultural productivity (RAMSAP).

  • New high-yielding, stress-tolerant sorghum variety released in Kazakhstan
    New high-yielding, stress-tolerant sorghum variety released in Kazakhstan
New high-yielding, stress-tolerant sorghum variety released in Kazakhstan
Sunday, 10 January, 2016

Agriculture in the arid areas of southwestern Kazakhstan is challenged by the poor quality of soil and shortage of water resources. Agricultural production is further constrained by intensive irrigation that is leading to soil erosion, loss of organic matter, salinization and waterlogging. These problems also cause shortage of fodder for livestock, an important element of rural life in Kazakhstan.