#Food Security

Tanmiah, Ukraine’s MHP invest in poultry value chain

Ukraine’s MHP, Tanmiah invest in Saudi Arabia’s poultry value chain

The partnership is expected to significantly boost food security and self-sufficiency in poultry products in Saudi Arabia

Agthia Group shareholders approve interim dividend

Agthia Group shareholders approve Dhs65.31m interim dividend

The group reported a 6.6 per cent increase in first-half profit, despite the currency headwind in Egypt

Agthia Group is fostering UAE’s food security strategy

Exclusive: Alan Smith on Agthia Group’s growth and food security strategy

The group’s CEO explains how they are setting an example for the industry, contributing to UAE’s food security strategy

Al Dhara and ADEX to supply wheat to Egypt in $500m deal image WAM

Al Dahra, ADEX partner to supply wheat to Egypt in $500m deal

Al Dahra currently farms 28,000 hectares in Egypt that help sustain the country’s food security by producing staple crops

ADQ to open next gen greehouse in ADQ Image ADQ twitter

Abu Dhabi’s ADQ, Safe Haven Solutions to construct high-tech greenhouse in KEZAD

The new project will use advanced technology to sustainably cultivate tomatoes and cucumbers year-round in the UAE


Saudi city of future enlists Dutch help to grow crops in desert

It is carving out an area the size of some 15 soccer fields to form a horticulture oasis on the outskirts of Neom

PM Modi meets Sheikh Mohamed in UAE

UAE President, India’s PM meet; deals signed include MoU to set up payment in local currencies

India and UAE signed three crucial MoUs to further bilateral trade and economic partnership

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Emirates Development Bank launches UAE’s first agritech loans programme

The programme is targetted at farmers, local producers, technology providers, equipment suppliers, and those involved in the agriculture support ecosystem

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GCC: How tech can support food security

We explore the role of innovative technologies in achieving food security in the GCC region

Photo courtesy Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives _ 1 Billion Meals Initiative Completes Distribution of 3.6 Million Meals in Jordan’s Refugee Camps

Ramadan 2023: UAE rallies together to raise Dhs404m for ‘1 Billion Meals’ Campaign

More than 70,000 donators, including individuals, institutions and businesses from both the public and private sectors, have contributed in the first 10 days

ADQ AgTech Park commences operations with vertical farming project

ADQ’s AgTech Park begins operations, launches vertical farming project

At full scale, the 200-hectare AgTech Park will target production volumes of over 40 kilotonnes of fresh fruits and vegetables annually

SLG Group opens manufacturing facility

Dubai’s SLG Group to build Dhs200m manufacturing facility in food security push

SLG Group’s new facility is the latest in a number of manufacturers producing and exporting foodstuffs globally from the Dubai Industrial City

UAE's Pure Harvest enters strategic partnership with Saudi's NADEC

Pure Harvest enters strategic partnership with Saudi’s Nadec

The two entities aim to assist in the transition towards greater food security and water conservation in the kingdom and GCC

Tech ology can help address food security challenges by Dr Ray O Johnson

Opinion: Technology can help address challenges impacting food security

The development and adoption of advanced technology is critical to averting negative impacts on our food systems


Leveraging the power of sustainable cold chains to safeguard food security

According to recent research, approximately one third of the food produced is getting wasted which puts pressure on consumers to change their behaviour

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Insights: Why food security is a pressing priority in the IMETA region

Twenty per cent of livestock production is lost to disease every year, while one-third of all food produced is wasted

Abu Dhabi signs Milan Urban food policy pact

Abu Dhabi signs Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, commits to reducing food waste

The pact includes recommendations and actions that support the production and distribution of sustainable food systems and supply networks

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UAE joins High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution

The UAE, which is attending the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, joined the coalition to support the elimination of plastic pollution by 2040

Uzbekistan Agro project funded by ADFD _ Pic courtesy WAM

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development to fund joint agro project in Uzbekistan

Running from 2022 to 2026, the project is designed to enhance farming communities’ resilience to climate change

MoCCAE, EDB sign MoU

Emirates Development Bank, MoCCAE sign MoU to support agricultural SMEs

The MoU will see the two parties identify collaboration opportunities in food security and also support SMEs and startups in the agriculture sector

UAE leads Arab nations in 'Food System and Economic Resilience’ ranking,

UAE leads Arab nations in ‘Food System and Economic Resilience’ ranking

The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are the only Arab countries in the top quartile of the ranking

ADAFSA Stategy Abu Dhabi 2022-25 Courtesy WAM

Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority announces strategy for 2022-2025

The strategy aims to increase agricultural sustainability rates to 66 percent, and reduce the use of groundwater in agriculture by 500 million cubic metres between 2022 and 2025

Here’s how Right Farm is tackling GCC region’s food security challenges

Founded in 2021, Right Farm uses predictive technology, which is designed to provide a seamless and convenient end-to-end process from farm to table

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Arab Coordination Group announces $10bn package to support food security goals

The funds from the group will be deployed over the next three years to cover the import costs of seeds, grains and fertilisers and alleviate food supply challenges

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Interview: PepsiCo’s Eugene Willemsen says building a culture of sustainability together is critical

PepsiCo’s CEO for Africa, Middle East and South Asia tells Gulf Business why the company is driven by sustainability and focused on supporting communties in the region

Abu Dhabi to house zero-waste wholesale food trading hub

The food hub will assemble wholesale buyers, sellers, logistics players and distributors from across the world

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

UAE to invest $2bn in India’s ‘food parks’

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

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UAE’s Emirates Food Industries to undertake secondary listing on ADX

The company is working on expanding its operations

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