International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture
(1999; Dubai; 59 staff; biosaline.org)
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.”
- An online calendar of past and upcoming events.
Leadership: Tarifa Al Zaabi (Director General)
Budget: $ 27 m (2019)