Desertification & Desert Cultivation Studies Institute


Sponsored by the Unesco Chair for Desertification, the Director of the Institute and the co-ordinator of the Program of Desertification and its Combating responded to an invitation from the:

International Center for Biosaline Agriculture

Dubai, Al Ain Rd

Al Ruwayyah

P.O.Box 14660

Dubai, UAE

The Institute has formulated a draft of a memo of Co-operation that concentrate on:

1. Utilization of marginal water for agricultural production in the red sea region (Establishment of a model farm).

2. Exchange of plant genetic material (including local collection from Sudan )

3. Capacity building in ‘Biosaline Agriculture’.

4. Short term visits of the Center’s Staff and Students to ICBA.