The Global Forum for Innovation in Agriculture (GFIA) kick starts today in Abu Dhabi, Dubai; with the purpose of showcasing the latest innovations and technologies in sustainable agriculture and food security from across the Middle East and North Africa.
The event coincides with the UAE Innovation Month, held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), in strategic partnership with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and ADFCA.
The forum which also highlights various agricultural practices, environmental conservation, crop promotion, pest control and tackling the challenges of climate change will draw the participation of several leading speakers and innovators from across the world.
Additionally, 600 companies from different countries and scientific centres will present their ideas and vision for sustainable food production to more than 15,000 visitors expected to attend the three collocated events.
Date: 5th-6th February, 2018
Venue: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).