More than 100 leading farmers, agri-businesses, senior officials and representatives of different government entities from across the UAE today visited a major one-of-a-kind showcase of tailor-made agri-solutions at the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in Dubai.
The open day was aimed at presenting to local farmers, agri-businesses and other stakeholders a wide range of agri-technologies and crops that had been developed, tested and proven by ICBA and its partners to perform well in local conditions.
Organized with support from H.E. Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, UAE Minister of State for Food Security; the Islamic Development Bank; the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi; the Abu Dhabi Farmers' Services Centre; the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development; and the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, the open day was the first in a series of events slated for 2019 to mark 20 years since ICBA’s establishment by the visionary leadership of the UAE Government and the Islamic Development Bank.
Ministry of State for Food Security