Leading international policymakers, experts and scientists have called for urgent action to engage more youth in agricultural production to tackle unemployment and food insecurity.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has formed a new partnership with the General Secretariat of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation to step up efforts in date palm research and production.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has joined forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to pilot a novel leadership program for Arab women scientists in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Jordan is set to have its first-ever operational drought monitoring system as a result of collaboration between different organizations, including the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).
Agriculture is the mainstay of the Ethiopian economy, so much so that it accounted for 42 percent of the country’s GDP in 2014 and about 85 percent of its export earnings in 2010. It also employs 83 percent of the economically active population.
Over 25 participants representing four countries, including 16 participants from the UAE, have recently completed a specialized training course on remote sensing and photogrammetry techniques using aerial images from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), aka drones.
A recent study by a team of researchers from Russia and Uzbekistan has shed new light on the structural and functional changes which ensure the adaptation of Kali komarovii, also known as land seaweed in Japanese, to saline, wet and cold conditions of the Sea o
Today is World Water Day and the theme for this year is “Why Wastewater”?
Today is the International Women’s Day and the theme for this year is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”.
Directors General of the Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture (AIRCA), a nine-strong grouping focused on increasing food security by supporting smallholder agriculture and rural enterprise around the world, gathered recently at an annual meeting at the FAO HQ in Rome, Italy, to discuss joint initiatives on agro-diversification for 2017.