ICBA Open Day 2019

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Abdumutalib Begmuratov

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  • A.Begmuratov@biosaline.org.ae
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ICBA open day held on 10 March 2019 at its headquarters in Dubai was part of year-long celebrations to mark 20 years since ICBA’s establishment by the visionary leadership of the UAE Government and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB). During the open day, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Dr. José Graziano da Silva, and Director General of ICBA, Dr. Ismahane Elouafi signed an agreement to collaborate in biosaline agriculture, water scarcity, and climate change adaptation, among other things, in the presence of Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, UAE Minister of State for Food Security; His Excellency Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar, President of IsDB Group; and Her Excellency Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, Managing Director, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Chairperson of the ICBA Board of Directors.