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Enhancing food security in salt-affected areas in Africa through integrated land, water and crop management

Cotonou, Benin
Jul 16 2018 - Jul 27 2018

The course will address the food security challenges in Africa and the following topics will be covered:

  1. Food security constraints and solutions in Africa in the context of climate change
  2. Land and soil salinity development and mitigation solutions
  3. Best practices of utilizing non-conventional water resources
  4. Alternative crops for degraded lands with poor water resources
  5. Crop-per-drop principle to mitigate climate change consequences
  6. Complementary farm practices to increase crop productivity
  7. Integrated land, water and crop management approach to achieve food security in Africa
  1. Dr. Makram Belhaj Fraj, ICBA
  2. Dr. Aziz Hirich, ICBA
  3. Dr. Henda Mahmoudi, ICBA
Training Coordinator: 
Mr. Ghazi Al-Jabri, Capacity Building Specialist, ICBA
  • International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Khartoum, Sudan

Participants from French-speaking countries in Africa