The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) is a non-profit, international center of excellence for applied research and development, established in Dubai in 1999 – identifies, develops and promotes innovative solutions and technologies that can increase food, nutrition and water security, improve the livelihoods of people and reduce degradation of natural resources in marginal environments, i.e. environments where natural resources are limited or have been degraded. Established as an international organization by its founders, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), ICBA has been categorized as a public international organization (PIO) by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has classified ICBA As a public charity and is exempt from US Federal Tax under Internal Revenue Code section 501 (c) 3. This request for proposal (RFP) is to contract for legal services to be provided to the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture as per the requirements below; -Conduct review of ICBA’s existing agreements, international recognition, legal documents in orderto establish the actual international status of ICBA. -Advise on the adequacy of legal documents to recognize ICBA’s international status; in view ofperforming its mandate worldwide. -Provide options in registering or recognizing ICBA as an international Research for Developmentinstitution.