Biosaline Agriculture as an Approach to Land Restoration in the Arab World

Start date
29 September, 2024
End date
3 October, 2024

League of Arab States HQ, Cairo, Egypt

This workshop will offer a set of comprehensive modules on land restoration in marginal environments through biosaline agriculture. The program will cover such topics as location-specific techniques for land restoration and stabilization in such environments. It will also provide an overview of the global impacts of climate change on natural vegetation and other things, the importance of crop biodiversity and integrated cropping systems, sustainable land and water resources management measures, and other important topics related to marginal environments such as salinity management. Moreover, it will present the options of using salt-tolerant food and feed crops and agroforestry systems for soil rehabilitation and salinity mitigation as well as for saving freshwater resources.

Language of Instruction: Arabic

  • ICBA
  • G20 Global Land Initiative

Dr. Ahmed H. El-Nagger, Soil Management Scientist
Dr. Henda Mahmoudi, Plant Physiologist
Dr. Khalil Ammar, Program Leader on Sustainable Natural Resources Management, Principal Scientist – Hydrology/Hydrogeology
Mr. Rashyd Zaaboul, Modeler – Climate Change
Dr. Zied Hammami, Agronomist

Arab Organization for Agricultural Development

Dr. Kamel Amer
Dr. Nasreen Al-Lahham

The Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands

Dr. Akram Al-Balkhi
Engineer Iyad Al-Abed
Event Coordinator

Mr. Ghazi Al-Jabri, Capacity Development Specialist