The number of farmers cultivating quinoa in the UAE is steadily increasing thanks to a major program led by the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in collaboration with national partner organizations.
The Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment’s (RISE) Food for the Future is a regional food security project that is being implemented in both the UAE and Egypt. The project is implemented on several components: sustainable farming, solar chicken incubators, rooftop garden, economic empowerment for women in rural area and rehabilitation of lands.
Alternative, non-traditional crops and technologies can play an important role in contributing to future food security in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
A highly efficient low-cost net-house technology can help to make horticulture significantly more feasible and profitable agri-business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), while saving water and energy, an extensive study by the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has concluded.