In the Gaza Governorates in Palestine groundwater, which is the main water supply is being seriously over extracted and increasingly unusable. This was the topic of a meeting held at ICBA Headquarters 4-5 May 2014.
Two days of productive discussions took place at the ICBA campus in Dubai from 7-8th May during which international and regional experts explored different insights, technologies and possibilities for establishing a Famine Early Warning Systems for Yemen and three regions within Africa.
Staff from farmers’ extension services, research institutes and ministries from 12 African countries enjoyed two weeks of training on enhancing small scale irrigation technologies in saline areas.
On 31st of March 2014, ICBA hosted, at its Dubai headquarters, a training workshop on climate change analysis and downscaling. Led by Prof. Ben Zaitchik from Johns Hopkins University, the three-day training attracted participants from Lebanon, Jordan and Tunisia.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) hosted the high school students of the neighboring Lycée Français International Georges Pompidou (LFIGP) to share information on the agricultural research carrie
HH Sharifa Zein Alsharaf Bint Nasser, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Hashemite Fund for Development of Jordan Badia, joined Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), in the signing of memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two organizations.
Today, Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of ICBA, unveiled the rebranding of ICBA.
“It is important in the implementation of the ICBA Strategy that we are unambiguous on what constitutes the ICBA brand.” said Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of ICBA.
On the 5th of March 2014, The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the
Managing the challenges of water and food security in arid Middle East North Africa requires careful management supported by good data.