The maintenance of soil health is essential for biomass production, maintenance of biodiversity, reduced pollution of soils & fresh waters, provision of the physical basis for infrastructure development, preservation of cultural heritage, the sustenance of  the food value chains and for ensuring environmental sustainability (Blum, 2005).


The Youth Earth Summit has been run by the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) as a highly successful occasional event since the first summit in 2014.

Since its inception, the Youth Earth Summit has aimed to promote and motivate students to engage in scientific research on current environmental issues facing the UAE community today. In line with this tradition, UOWD and ICBA partnered on the Youth Earth Summit 2021 edition which focuses on Innovations in Agriculture.

Drones Synergies® is a Multi-Stakeholder event that gathers leaders from across various fields; government, academia, drones manufacturer, software developers, and service providers for the perfect blend of high-quality plenary sessions/keynote speeches presentations, capacity building workshops, field trials, and demos and networking. Technology and data are at the forefront of driving decision making in nowadays Data Powered Economies and Societies.