Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) today presented the Tamkeen program, a novel initiative to empower Arab women scientists, at a high-level seminar on the sidelines of the IsDB 42nd Annual Meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Amman, Jordan, 27 April 2017 ― 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).
Thursday, March 30, 2017
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.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture ( ICBA ) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development ( ADFD ) inaugurated today the Emirates Soil Museum, a unique facility in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and th e Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
More than 150 delegates at the biggest international conference of 2016 on quinoa, including leaders, policymakers, scientists, ex perts and professionals from over 46 countries, have agreed to form a global consortium on quinoa.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and Zayed University signed today a memorandum of understanding to boost research a nd training collaboration.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Leaders, scientists and experts from around the world gathered today at one of the biggest international conferences dedicated to quinoa since 2013 was declared the International Year of Quinoa by the United Nations.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), has won a prestigious Arab Women of the Year 2016 award in recognition of her long-term commitment and contribut ion to promoting science and innovation, especially among Arab women.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Leaders and experts from international, regional and national research, development and donor organizations today ca lled for stepping up efforts on drought management and mitigati on in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the face of climate change.
Sunday, October 30, 2016
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and CRDF Global announced today the winners of the new collaborative agricultural research projects between US scientists and young Arab female investigators in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA).