Dr. Abdullah Alshankiti is a senior fellow at ICBA. He joined the center in 2012 as a senior soil management scientist. Prior to that, he had worked as a farm soil and water management consultant for the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) - Arabian Peninsula Regional Program. He started his career at the National Agriculture and Water Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he worked for more than 25 years in different capacities, including Assistant Director General, Soil and Irrigation. He holds a Ph.D. in soil science from the University of Florida.
He is author and co-author of over numerous publications, including journal articles, conference papers and research reports.