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ADQ, E20 Investment partner to launch animal health platform

The new platform will comprise a vaccine manufacturing facility and complex with two hospitals dedicated to animals in Abu Dhabi

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UAE, Israel sign MoU to cooperate in agriculture

The ministries have agreed to collaborate on developing and sharing knowledge and technology to increase the quality of agricultural produce

Innovative products and trends governed Gulfood 2022

Zero waste, food security, homegrown brands, organic and plant-based food products and innovation in agriculture were key highlights of this year’s F&B event

Urban farming startup Infarm gets funding from Qatar wealth fund

The investment will be used to expand to more fruits and vegetables and open its first centre in Qatar in 2023

Why Abu Dhabi conglomerate Yas Holdings’ Elite Agro is focused on food for the future

With food security gaining increased focus during the pandemic, the UAE is focusing on the adoption of new technologies to yield greater results, say Elite Agro Division’s executive director and board member Dr Abdulmonem Almarzooqi and its CEO Ian Summerfield

Abu Dhabi authority implements plan for climate-smart agriculture

The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority has urged farm owners to shift toward organic agriculture

New vertical farm launched in Dubai Industrial City

The facility will grow fresh kale, spinach, lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries and melons, and plans to supply hypermarkets, hotels and chefs across the country

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Desert Control joins Dubai’s in5’s alumni network after raising Dhs85m in IPO

Desert Control is ready to launch its commercial rollout of liquid natural clay that turns deserts into fertile land

UAE’s Environment Ministry to reduce or waive fees for 50 services from May 1

The fee for the permit to use the ‘Organic’ logo for organic products (previously Dhs5,000) will be waived

How the loss of biodiversity requires relevance and attention

Biodiversity and climate change are deeply connected by the simple fact that our economy relies on natural capital

Primed for growth: Abu Dhabi’s Yas Holding CEO on expanding during the crisis and plans ahead

As Yas Holding rapidly grows its portfolio, group CEO Murshed Al Redaini reveals how the company has tackled the Covid crisis and its ambitious plans for the future

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Dubai Fresh Market begins selling Israeli produce

Israeli company Carmel Agrexco to invest in agricultural farms in the UAE

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Why the GCC and Britain are collaborating for food security

The GCC states have launched agritech programmes and are working to facilitate global agribusiness trade and diversify international food sources

Pure Harvest

UAE’s Pure Harvest to open $30m facility in Kuwait to supply retailer Sultan Center

The farm will supply many varieties of tomatoes, vine crops, leafy greens and berries and is expected to open next year

UAE cabinet approves Dh320m budget for national universities

The federal cabinet also approved a national system for sustained agriculture