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

Start date:
16 July, 2018
End date:
27 July, 2018

Cotonou, Benin

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
  • 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

Event Coordinator

Mr. Ghazi Al-Jabri, Capacity Building Specialist, ICBA