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ACSAD and IFAD discuss possibility of research projects concerning Arab water basins.

Nov 20, 2009

Rome, (SANA) -- Director-General of the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD) Dr. Rafik Ali SALEH on Friday discussed with the Director-General of the International Fund for Agricultural Development Kanayo Felix Nwanze the possibility of carrying out some research projects on water in Arab oases and camel husbandry. Meeting in Rome, on the sidelines of the Second International Food Summit and the 36th session of the General Conference of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the two sides discussed projects on developing palms trees farming in the Arab countries.Dr. Saleh also held meetings with agriculture ministers of Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco and discussed ACSDA projects in these countries.He also discussed with the Director-General of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) Mahmuod Saleh means of developing coordination between the two organizations.Fadi Allafi /Manal Ismael

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