International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture

Founding Year: 1999

Staff: 59

Budget: $ 27 m (2019)

Tarifa Al Zaabi (Director General)

Is an international, agricultural research center focused on marginal environments. It “identifies, tests and introduces resource-efficient as well as climate-smart crops and technologies that are best suited to different regions affected by salinity, water scarcity and drought.” It “aims to improve food security, nutrition and livelihoods of resource-poor farming communities around the world.”

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International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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