Climate and biosaline agriculture


This workshop will explore how climate change impacts water and agriculture, showcasing the importance of biosaline agriculture.

  1. Introduction to ICBA and ICBA YES
  2. Virtual tour of the Emirates Soil Museum
  3. Calculate the carbon footprint of your last meal.
  4. Presentation on climate and biosaline agriculture
  5. DIY experiment: create your own mini hydroponics system!
  6. Q&A
Topics Addressed
  1. Climate Change
  2. Carbon footprint
  3. Biosaline agriculture
  4. Global warming
  5. Food security
  6. WEF Nexus
  7. Hydroponics
Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the carbon and water footprints of various foods in our diet
  2. Recognize the connection between climate change and availability of water & food
  3. Understand what biosaline agriculture means and why it is important
  4. Ability to assemble a simple hydroponics system from common material
Education Program
Online Programs
  • 35 AED per student
  • > 10 participants
  • 90 minutes

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