Center for Desert Agriculture

RESEARCH CENTER AT KAUST DEDICATED TO THE STUDY, ENGINEERING, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

The global population is projected to reach

10 billion by 2050

How do we ensure a secure, safe, nutritious and sustainable food supply for future generations?

The Center for Desert Agriculture is committed to finding smart and efficient solutions 

 

  • to produce high value crops and staples
  • to reduce reliance on water, fertilizer, and pesticides
  • to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • to increase plant growth potential on marginal lands
  • to empower the next generation of Saudi Arabian citizens to be global leaders in sustainable agriculture
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