June 2022

  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
  • UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
    UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
UAE President visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, reviews measures to boost productivity, sustainability
Sunday, 5 June, 2022
DUBAI, 5th June, 2022 (WAM) -- As part of his field tours in various emirates, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has visited the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in Dubai, which specialises in agricultural research aimed at enhancing agricultural productivity and sustainability in saline and marginal environments.
  • The courses are self-paced and include presentations, videos, quizzes and reading materials. Students receive certificates upon successful completion of each course.
    The courses are self-paced and include presentations, videos, quizzes and reading materials. Students receive certificates upon successful completion of each course.
  • It features both advanced courses for professionals and specialists and intermediate ones for students and beginners in land management, crop diversification, genetics, climate change modeling and adaptation.
    It features both advanced courses for professionals and specialists and intermediate ones for students and beginners in land management, crop diversification, genetics, climate change modeling and adaptation.
ICBA’s e-learning platform to offer certified courses in agriculture
Tuesday, 21 June, 2022
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has launched a new e-learning platform to provide specialized courses in agriculture accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service, the UK.
  • Since 2002 the center has conducted different experiments in the UAE to determine the long-term effect of saline water irrigation on date palm growth, productivity, fruit quality, and the impact of salinity on the soil. The experiments are conducted on 18 date palm varieties from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, including Nabtat Sultan and Am-Al-Hamam, which are found to be very sensitive to salinity.
    Since 2002 the center has conducted different experiments in the UAE to determine the long-term effect of saline water irrigation on date palm growth, productivity, fruit quality, and the impact of salinity on the soil. The experiments are conducted on 18 date palm varieties from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, including Nabtat Sultan and Am-Al-Hamam, which are found to be very sensitive to salinity.
Developing integrated date palm management solutions
Monday, 27 June, 2022

Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) is considered to be the oldest fruit tree in the Arabian Peninsula. It is a key component of agri-food systems in this region characterized by its arid climate. As a native tree, it is viewed as an integral part of the local cultural heritage and social and economic life.