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.
Climate change adaptation and mitigation form the core of food security programs in countries where agriculture is most at risk to the effects of a changing climate. This is particularly true of countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), where agriculture is an economic mainstay and is predominantly rainfed due to lack of water.
Dr. Abdelouahhab Zaid, Agricultural Advisor to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, visited the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) today to discuss prospects for collaboration.
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A delegation led by H.E. Sultan Al Shamsi, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for International Development Affairs, UAE, visited the headquarters of the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) on 27 August 2017 to learn about the center’s research for development activities and discuss opportunities for collaboration.