September, 2018

  • The experts convened in Dubai, UAE, on 25-26 September 2018 at an international policy workshop, which was organized by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), and the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA.
    The experts convened in Dubai, UAE, on 25-26 September 2018 at an international policy workshop, which was organized by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), and the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA.
  • Experts from Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia presented drought monitoring validation results for their respective countries.
    Experts from Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia presented drought monitoring validation results for their respective countries.
Global policy forum mulls how data can prop up drought mitigation
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018

Around 40 leading experts from more than 10 countries, including the Czech Republic, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia, the UAE and the USA have urged policymakers and governments to speed up development of climate change adaptation strategies to ward off growing risks like drought to food and water security.

  • In keeping with the spirit of the Year of Zayed, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has donated more than 500 kg of dates to the Emirates Red Crescent.
    In keeping with the spirit of the Year of Zayed, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has donated more than 500 kg of dates to the Emirates Red Crescent.
  • With the help of the Emirates Red Crescent, the charitable and humanitarian arm of the United Arab Emirates, the dates will be distributed to needy people.
    With the help of the Emirates Red Crescent, the charitable and humanitarian arm of the United Arab Emirates, the dates will be distributed to needy people.
ICBA donates over 500 kg of dates to Emirates Red Crescent
Sunday, 23 September, 2018

In keeping with the spirit of the Year of Zayed, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has donated more than 500 kg of dates to the Emirates Red Crescent.

  • The partnership will pave the way for closer cooperation between the organizations, which share broad objectives of supporting rural farming communities through agricultural R&D and extension.
    The partnership will pave the way for closer cooperation between the organizations, which share broad objectives of supporting rural farming communities through agricultural R&D and extension.
  • ICBA and RDA will collaborate on improving food security in the two countries by adopting innovative technologies such as advanced sensor technologies, net-houses and vertical farming, as well as finding genes responsible for salt tolerance in plants with a particular focus on drought and salinity resilience of rice. Both organizations will also explore areas of possible joint research in line with the UAE needs, specifically in salinity, agricultural production and food security.
    ICBA and RDA will collaborate on improving food security in the two countries by adopting innovative technologies such as advanced sensor technologies, net-houses and vertical farming, as well as finding genes responsible for salt tolerance in plants with a particular focus on drought and salinity resilience of rice. Both organizations will also explore areas of possible joint research in line with the UAE needs, specifically in salinity, agricultural production and food security.
ICBA, South Korean agriculture agency join forces for biosaline R&D
Tuesday, 4 September, 2018

Today the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and South Korea’s Rural Development Administration (RDA) formed a strategic partnership to work on advanced knowledge and technology exchange for biosaline research and development in the UAE and South Korea.

The partnership will pave the way for closer cooperation between the organizations, which share broad objectives of supporting rural farming communities through agricultural R&D and extension.