ICBA
Non-governmental Organization based in United Arab Emirates

ICBA is an international, non-profit agricultural research center established in 1999 through the visionary leadership of visionary leadership of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund, the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), and the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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09 Apr 2018 description

Non-traditional crops, technologies can contribute to future food security in UAE

Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2018 – Alternative, non-traditional crops and technologies can play an important role in contributing to future food security in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

28 Mar 2018 description
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Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2018 – The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has joined forces with BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, to establish an advanced genomics center in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The two organizations have also agreed to conduct advanced research on, among other things, salt-tolerant crops such as Salicornia and quinoa.

15 Feb 2018 description

Islamic Development Bank president visits International Center for Biosaline Agriculture to discuss collaboration

Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2018 – The President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Dr. Bandar Hajjar, paid a visit to the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) to discuss collaboration and experience the center’s advances in and contributions to agricultural research and development in different regions, and particularly IDB member countries.

19 Oct 2017 description
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Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2017 - 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.

ICBA and AOAD formalized their partnership through a memorandum of understanding signed as part of a visit to ICBA by an AOAD delegation led by H.E. Director General of AOAD, Prof. Ibrahim Adam Ahmed El-Dukheri.

30 Apr 2017 description
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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). Over the past few years the country has experienced several droughts that badly affected its agriculture and water resources. All the …

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12 Feb 2019 description
job Closing date: 28 Feb 2019 International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) is an international, non-profit agricultural research center established in 1999 through the visionary leadership of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund, the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), and the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ICBA is a unique applied agricultural research center in the world that is focused on marginal areas where an estimated 1.7 billion people live.