Inadequate water management, salinity, lack of proper agronomic practices and crop diversity are some of the major issues affecting agriculture in Mozambique, The Gambia, Liberia, Togo, and Sierra Leone, the results of a series of fact-finding missions by scientists from the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) show.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and HSBC Bank Middle East Limited have launched a new program to build sustainable networks and unleash the entrepreneurial potential of farming communities living in the marginal environments of Egypt and the UAE.
Agrobiodiversity and crop diversification are crucially important for the fight against hunger and malnutrition worldwide, experts said at a high-level roundtable meeting hosted by the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in collaboration with The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Food Security Office of the UAE.
Dr. Tarifa Al Zaabi, an Emirati woman social scientist, has been appointed Deputy Director General of the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA).
Having officially joined the center on 25 August 2019, Dr. Al Zaabi brings to the position 20 years of executive and leadership experience in higher education institutions.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the Ministry of Agriculture of Uzbekistan agreed today to expand collaboration in Uzbekistan on sustainable agriculture and food security, among other things.
A select group of promising Arab women scientists from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have become the first fellows of the one-of-a-kind Arab Women Leaders in Agriculture (Awla) program.
In response to the growing interest among schoolchildren and other visitors in the UAE, the Emirates Soil Museum has announced a series of new learning programs for the 2019-2020 season.
“Agriculture is our wisest pursuit,” wrote Thomas Jefferson to George Washington in 1787. 300 years later, Jefferson’s words seem more relevant than ever.