To ensure food security in sub-Saharan Africa is no easy task. It is even more difficult to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal on ending hunger. The region suffers from poor agricultural conditions. Partly as a result, malnutrition and poverty are common.
More and more women in rural areas of Egypt are warming to alternative salt-tolerant crops like quinoa thanks to efforts by the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and its partners.
More than 75 delegates at an international workshop, including decision-makers, scientists, experts and professionals, from over 16 countries agreed today to work more closely to promote marginal water use for agriculture in Central Asia.
There is no denying that almost everything on this planet depends on water and we are blessed to have almost 70 percent of earth’s surface covered with this extraordinary chemical compound. Water has kept the life going on the planet for over three billion years.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) recently presented the results of its long-term date palm research program at the 3rd Date Palm Festival in the Siwa Oasis, Egypt.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) welcomed Her Excellency Mariam bint Hareb Al Mehairi, Minister of State, on a special visit to introduce the center’s functions and contributions to the advancement of biosaline agriculture, notably in the field of food security, in line with UAE Government’s strategy.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) agreed today to step up collaboration on agricultural climate resilience and food security in the Arab region.
In the face of climate change and population growth, among many other global challenges, the world looks set for an unsustainable future.
Agriculture is an economic mainstay in Tunisia. But it has lately been hit by a growing number of dry spells. The country has experienced several severe droughts in the past years, suffering major economic losses. Alas, lack of accurate drought monitoring and forecasting is making it difficult for policymakers to take early preventive measures.
On 2 October 2017 a high-ranking Belgian delegation led by Her Excellency Dominique Mineur, the ambassador of Belgium to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), visited the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in Dubai to learn about the center’s research and development work and explore potential areas for collaboration.