Earth Day at ICBA

Celebrate Earth Day by learning about Food Security & Soil Nutrition

About the Activity

Come join our Food for Life community for a purposeful morning with ICBA, filled with an exclusive series of activities in celebration of Earth Day!

Each activity will aim to create an appreciation for food production and sustainable consumption within the community. You’ll get the chance to learn about food security and soil nutrition, and how to start composting at home for the better health of our planet!

This event is in collaboration with ICBA and featuring experts from The Waste Lab & MyFarm Dubai.

Event Agenda

  • 9:00 AM – 9:10 AM
    Dr Tarifa Al Zaabi, Acting Director General, ICBA
  • 9:10 AM – 9:20 AM
    Halophytic Plants for Food Security – Dr Dionysia Angeliki Lyra, Halophyte Agronomist, ICBA
  • 9:20 AM – 9:50 AM
    Journey of Plants – Mohamed Aissaiou, CEO, My Farm Dubai
  • 9:50 AM – 10:00 AM
    Compost for Sustainable Food Production – Dr Zied Hammami, Agronomist, ICBA
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Composting Workshop - Justine Elamatha, Education & Outreach, The Waste Lab
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Guided Tour of the Emirates Soil Museum - Ryma Affani, Museum Curator, ICBA
    Compost Station - Justine Elamatha, Education & Outreach, The Waste Lab
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Q&A and networking

Who can participate?

This event is part of our Food for Life Campaign, and as a result, is open to everyone.

How long will it take?

2.5 hours

International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA)
Date & Time
Thursday, 21 April 2022 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Closed event
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Please note that events may be cancelled or rescheduled due to updated safety guidelines from the government. We will try our best to keep you informed of any changes as early as possible. Thank you for your understanding and support.