Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Under the leadership of H.H. The President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, there are continual efforts to increase UAE date palm productivity, to make better use of the date palm industry and to produce an agricultural leap that will change the face of the UAE desert. Indeed, the Sixth International Date Palm Conference illustrates the special attention and priority given by His Highness to this important economic sector. The present conference is the sixth one in a series of international conferences organized by UAE during the last 20 years (March 08 –10, 1998, March 25 – 27, 2001, 19 – 21 February 2006, 15 – 17 March, 2010, and 16 – 18 March, 2014). Date palm scientists, experts, and senior officials from around the world will be able to exchange their know-how and experiences. The Honorable Ministers of Agriculture of the GCC member states will be invited to attend the conference in order to disseminate the up-to-date knowledge and recommendations at the official level.