Hafssa Kabbaj, from Morocco, is a researcher at the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). Dr. Kabbaj is the genomic selection expert of the durum wheat breeding program at ICARDA Morocco. Her work is aimed to implement genomic selection and speed breeding tools to deliver super cultivars to national partners from Central and West Asia, North Africa, and West Africa. Her PhD in plant breeding and biotechnology from Mohamed V University in Rabat, Morocco, was conducted under the supervision of Filippo M. Bassi and Bouchra Belkadi, in collaboration with ICARDA and funded by the Swedish university of agriculture (SLU) in Sweden.
- PhD in plant breeding and biotechnology, Mohamed V University in Rabat, Morocco
- M.Sc. in biotechnology and B.Sc. in Biology at the faculty of sciences, Mohamed V University in Rabat, Morocco