Completed Projects

EXPO LIVE project Phase II: “From desert farm to fork: Value chain development for innovative halophyte-based food products”

Timeline: July 2019 - April 2021

Funding Agency: Expo 2020 Dubai’s Expo Live Innovation Impact Grant Program

Rehabilitation and Management of Salt-affected Soils to Improve Agricultural Productivity (RAMSAP)

Timeline: December 2015 - December 2020

Funding Agency: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Scaling up quinoa value chain to improve food and nutritional security in poor rural communities of Morocco

Timeline: November 2017 - November 2020

Funding Agency: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Quinoa: identifying accessions with superior drought tolerance

Timeline: September 2019 - March 2020

Funding Agency: Arab-German Young Academy for Sciences and Humanities (AGYA)

Arab Women Leaders in Agriculture (AWLA)

Timeline: January 2019 - March 2020

Funding Agency: Islamic Development Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CGIAR Research Program on Wheat

Evaluating a Porous Alpha soil enhancer to save water and increase yield

Timeline: March 2019 - December 2019

Funding Agency: Tottori Resource Recycling Middle East LLC

Improving forage/fodder production on salt-affected farms in Laayoune, Morocco

Timeline: January 2015 - December 2018

Funding Agency: OCP Phosboucraa Foundation