October, 2017

  • Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of ICBA, and H.E. Director General of AOAD, Prof. Ibrahim Adam Ahmed El-Dukheri, discussed a wide range of areas for collaboration.
    Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of ICBA, and H.E. Director General of AOAD, Prof. Ibrahim Adam Ahmed El-Dukheri, discussed a wide range of areas for collaboration.
  • Prof. Ibrahim Adam Ahmed El-Dukheri toured ICBA’s facilities, including the Emirates Soil Museum.
    Prof. Ibrahim Adam Ahmed El-Dukheri toured ICBA’s facilities, including the Emirates Soil Museum.
  • Dr. Ismahane Elouafi and Prof. Ibrahim Adam Ahmed El-Dukheri signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance cooperation in agricultural climate resilience and food security in the Arab region.
    Dr. Ismahane Elouafi and Prof. Ibrahim Adam Ahmed El-Dukheri signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance cooperation in agricultural climate resilience and food security in the Arab region.
ICBA, AOAD partner to boost food security in Arab region
Monday, 16 October, 2017

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) agreed today to step up collaboration on agricultural climate resilience and food security in the Arab region.

  • Imane El Majidi, a student from Morocco, received support and guidance from ICBA scientists on her social project involving quinoa to empower women in the region of Marrakesh.
    Imane El Majidi, a student from Morocco, received support and guidance from ICBA scientists on her social project involving quinoa to empower women in the region of Marrakesh.
  • During her internship at ICBA, Jasmina Kostić, a master’s student at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, did a project on water and energy use efficiency of vegetables.
    During her internship at ICBA, Jasmina Kostić, a master’s student at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, did a project on water and energy use efficiency of vegetables.
How ICBA contributes to food security through agricultural R&D and youth empowerment
Thursday, 12 October, 2017

In the face of climate change and population growth, among many other global challenges, the world looks set for an unsustainable future.

  • During her visit to ICBA, Belgian Ambassador to the UAE Her Excellency Dominique Mineur met and talked with Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of ICBA, senior management and scientists of the center.
    During her visit to ICBA, Belgian Ambassador to the UAE Her Excellency Dominique Mineur met and talked with Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of ICBA, senior management and scientists of the center.
  • The Belgian delegation toured the Emirates Soil Museum, which is a unique facility in the Gulf region
    The Belgian delegation toured the Emirates Soil Museum, which is a unique facility in the Gulf region
ICBA’s research may be useful for Mars missions, says top Belgian astronaut
Monday, 2 October, 2017

On 2 October 2017 a high-ranking Belgian delegation led by Her Excellency Dominique Mineur, the ambassador of Belgium to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), visited the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in Dubai to learn about the center’s research and development work and explore potential areas for collaboration.