Center for Desert Agriculture
RESEARCH CENTER AT KAUST DEDICATED TO THE STUDY, ENGINEERING, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS
How do we ensure a secure, safe, nutritious and sustainable food supply for future generations?
The CDA has a primary focus on the research theme “field-based cropping systems”, with three CCF project proposals covering important aspects of sustainable agroecosystem agriculture in KSA
Interrogating terrestrial ecosystems to promote biodiversity conservation and combat desertification and climate change
Professor Jesse Poland
Professor Monika Chodasiewicz
Professor Rod Wing
Professor Brande Wulff
28 March, 2022
Protecting the food security and livelihoods of millions by combating the spread of Striga.
21 March, 2022
KAUST signed an agreement to support the Greening Saudi Project. The CDA is providing the scientific and technological foundation for a sustainable increase in the vegetative footprint of the Kingdom.
20 March, 2022
Local, regional, and global food system experts gather to achieve sustainable food security in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the world at the KAUST Workshop for Sustainable Food Security.