You are here

Lebanese Ambassador visits ICARDA’s Research Hub in Morocco

20/06/17

H.E. Youssef Rajji, Ambassador of Lebanon to Morocco, surrounded by ICARDA scientists during his visit to ICARDA-Rabat

On June 7 2017, Mr. Youssef Rajji, Ambassador of Lebanon to the Kingdom of Morocco, visited the premises of ICARDA-Rabat. Dr. Mohammed El Mourid, North Africa regional coordinator of ICARDA, gave the Ambassador a brief presentation about ICARDA’s research platform in Morocco focusing on the intensification and diversification of rainfed cereal-based production systems. Accompanied by ICARDA scientists, the Ambassador toured the Center’s laboratories and genebank, and listened to explanations about research activities conducted at the ICARDA-Rabat.

The visit provided an opportunity to emphasize the strong ties that link ICARDA to Lebanon, and thank the Lebanese Government for its permanent support to ICARDA.

Webp.net-resizeimage (2)_0.jpg

Dr. Seid Kamal, Senior Pathologist, explaining  the activities of the ICARDA-Pathology laboratory to the Ambassador of Lebanon, during his visit.

More posts

International scientists gather in Turkey for a traveling seminar to share the latest developments on winter wheat
16/07/18
Toxoplasmosis is a communicable disease that affects both humans and animals through different transmission pathways
08/07/18
Twenty-five scientists discuss how farming operations can be better managed to help protect watersheds and improve soil health and water quality on the Arabian Peninsula.
12/06/18
Harnessing cutting-edge scientific research to address the challenges that smallholder farmers face in the dry areas
24/05/18