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  • Developing sustainable water, rangelands and livestock management in CAC

    Developing sustainable water, rangelands and livestock management in CAC

    Crop diversification and sustainable management of marginal land resources in three Central Asian countries (Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan) is the focus of a four-year partnership involving ICBA, ICRISAT and ICARDA commencing in 2011.

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  •  Appointment of new Director General at ICBA

    Appointment of new Director General at ICBA

    Dr Ismahane Elouafi, a Moroccan/Canadian, took up the position of ICBA Director General in August 2012.

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  •  ICBA Participation in Liwa Date Festival

    ICBA Participation in Liwa Date Festival

    The recent Liwa Date Festival provided a well-attended forum for ICBA to demonstrate the success of its long-term research into elite date palm varieties to assess the impact of marginal quality irrigation on soil properties, date palm growth, productivity and fruit quality.

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  •  Visitors from Japan On 16 July 2012

    Visitors from Japan On 16 July 2012

    On 16 July, ICBA scientists were able to learn more about research being undertaken in Japan on soils quality improvement when a Japanese group visited ICBA. The group comprised representatives from the Graduate School of Engineering in Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and farmers specializing in tomato production.

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  •  Environmental Cost and Changing Face of Agriculture in the Gulf States

    Environmental Cost and Changing Face of Agriculture in the Gulf States

    3rd Gulf Research Meeting July 2012

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  • United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio + 20)

    United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio + 20)

    The Islamic Development Bank Group President, Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali, acknowledged the importance of ICBA’s programs in providing a framework for advancing research and development and playing a strong policy and governance role in the member countries of the IDB Group. 

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  • Farmers’ Day at Madinat Zayed

    Farmers’ Day at Madinat Zayed

    ICBA and the Farmers’ Service Center based in Abu Dhabi organized a Farmers’ Day on June 4 at the ICBA/FSC farm demonstration site of Madinat Zayed.

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  • Water and Food Safety in the UAE

    Water and Food Safety in the UAE

    With the theme for this year's International World Water Day being 'Water and Food Safety', ICBA scientists were well-placed to contribute their expertise to the program organised by Dubai Municipality (DM). The month-long series of activities commenced on March 22, World Water Day, and concluded with a seminar on municipality water safety on Wednesday 18 April at Dubai Le Meridien Hotel.

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  •  ICBA Seminar in Sudan

    ICBA Seminar in Sudan

    Alongside the 37th annual meeting of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB) held in Khartoum, Sudan, ICBA organized on 1st April 2012 a seminar on Applications of biosaline agriculture technologies and marginal quality water in IDB member countries.

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  • Working Together for a Water-Secure Future: OIC Water Vision

    Working Together for a Water-Secure Future: OIC Water Vision

    The Islamic Conference of Ministers Responsible for Water was held in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey during 5-6 March, 2012 under the theme 'Working together for a water-secure future'. The Conference was hosted by the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs of the Republic of Turkey.

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