MoU signed on salt farming in Saudi Arabia

MoU signed on salt farming in Saudi Arabia
Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli. (SPA)
Updated 29 August 2019

MoU signed on salt farming in Saudi Arabia

MoU signed on salt farming in Saudi Arabia
  • The MoU includes the utilization of the center’s expertise in the fields of capacity building, agricultural and environmental studies and research, and natural resources

RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) to enhance the efforts between the two parties in the fields of developing research and production systems of saline agriculture, conservation and sustainable management of the environment.
The MoU includes the utilization of the center’s expertise in the fields of capacity building, agricultural and environmental studies and research, and natural resources. It will particularly focus on the fields of vegetation development, combating desertification, adapting to climate change, holding capacity development programs for Saudi technicians and farmers, in addition to resettling, implementing and developing production systems of saline agriculture.
The ministry stressed that cooperation to accomplish projects, programs and technologies that achieve sustainable development was essential to secure the sector’s future.