Quinoa International Conference 2016, Dubai, UAE (6-8 December 2016)

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Quinoa for Future Food and Nutrition Security in Marginal Environments http://www.quinoaconference.com/
Recognizing the need to better understand and resolve these challenges and to fully exploit the potential of quinoa, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment of the United Arab Emirates, Zayed University, the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), and with the technical contribution of The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is convening the international conference “Quinoa for Future Food and Nutrition Security in Marginal Environments” in Dubai, UAE, on December 6-8, 2016. Held under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance of the UAE and President of Zayed University, the conference is designed to provide a unique platform for discussions on ecological, economic and social aspects related to introducing quinoa for sustainable agricultural production in marginal environments.