Exploring NEOM - a world-class sustainable food system and salt water-based agriculture system

We caught up with Mark Tester, Professor of Plant Science at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Executive Director of the Food Sector at NEOM and co-Founder of Red Sea Farms LLC to discuss the development of NEOM

Improving Shrimp Production: Approaches from Naqua

We caught up with Dr. Victoria Alday-Sanz, Director of Biosecurity and Breeding Programmes, NAQUA who discusses shrimp breeding, diseases and approaches that have helped NAQUA improve production 2 February 2020, Dubai, UAE

AgraME launches AgraTech to showcase tech innovations in Agribusiness

AgraME has recently introduced a platform for the display of technological advancements to the regional market and to promote knowledge sharing between global and local industry leaders through the launch of AgraTech. 

With a variety of innovative products and services now available, including cloud solutions, farm automation, UAVs, soil sensors, farm management platforms, climate control, robotics and more, AgraTech will open a wealth of opportunity in the agricultural industry in the Middle East and Africa.

Vertical farms attracting greater interest and investments in the GCC

A growing importance is being given to vertical farming, among other Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) methods across the GCC and is generating interest and increased investments from regional and overseas players. According to Orbis Research, the MEA vertical farming market is expected to reach USD 1.21billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 26.4% from only USD 0.38 billion in 2016.

Farming for the future: A Q&A with Henry Gordon-Smith

From strawberries to leafy greens, vertical farming has made headlines all across the MEA Region.Team AgraME caught up with Henry Gordon-Smith, Founder and Managing Director of Agritecture, as well as an acknowledged global thought leader in urban agriculture to discuss vertical farms, the Middle East and Africa, Entrepreneurship and everything in between.

Henry will speak at the AgraME Conference 2019 on Food Security Through Entrepreneurship: Pathways towards agriculture independence in the GCC.Agritecture will share the tradeoffs between various agriculture methods in the region and a long-term strategy to transform the landscape of agriculture and its impacts in the GCC region.

Egyptian Government pledges subsidies to help agricultural export in the UAE

Supplementing the goal of increasing exports to the MEA region, the Egyptian Export Development Authority (EDA) has confirmed a partnership with AgraME 2019, and will offer businesses based in Egypt subsidies of up to 50 per cent of the total cost of participating at the exhibition.  Egyptian suppliers and manufacturers can now showcase their products,  machinery, equipment and services to the local and international visitor base which the event attracts with significant financial support and cost saving opportunities.

March 2018: Leading Agriculture Players Announce Partnerships to Improve Food Security in the Middle East

Industry hails AgraME as ‘perfect platform’ for amplifying their products, solutions and partnerships to improve food security in the Middle East and Africa 

Officially inaugurated by His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Majid Sultan Al Qassimi, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Food Diversity Sector and Director of Animal Development & Health Department at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, AgraME, the region’s only event dedicated to the full value chain of agribusiness, aquaculture and animal health, recently concluded its latest edition at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

March 2018: “Feeding the Future, For Wholehearted Living” Agthia partners with Trouw Nutrition Hifeed to enhance animal performance.

Partnership signed at AgraME 2018 underlines Agthia’s commitment to uplift UAE’s farming industry and support food security

Agthia Group PJSC (‘Agthia’ or ‘the Group’), one of the UAE’s leading food and beverage companies in the UAE, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an innovation & technology partnership agreement with Trouw Nutrition Hifeed, a Nutreco Company which is the global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed.

March 2018: H.E Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Tours AgraME

His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, visited the AgraME exhibition today (6 March), one of the region’s key agribusiness, aquaculture and animal health trade events taking place until March 8th at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

March 2018: Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Inaugurates 12th Edition of AgraME

His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Majid Sultan Al Qassimi, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Food Diversity Sector and Director of Animal Development & Health Department at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, has officially inaugurated AgraME today (6 March), one of the region’s key agribusiness, aquaculture and animal health trade events taking place until March 8th at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

March 2018: Region’s Agriculture Industry Under the Spotlight This Week in Dubai 

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, AgraME, is taking place from 6-8 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and will attract buyers, both locally and internationally, looking to source the latest products and innovative solutions, as well as offer a content platform to discuss ways to tackle the ongoing struggle in regional food security. 

February 2018: AgraME’s Aquaculture Conference to Highlight Regional Investment Opportunities and International Best Practice 

Officially endorsed by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, AgraME, which is taking place on 6-8 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is set to bring together local and international experts within the aquaculture sector to host a dedicated, free-to-attend, conference on the opening day focusing on the regions burgeoning aquaculture industry.  

February 2018: MEA Region’s First Free CPD Accredited Animal Health Conference to Take Place at AgraME 2018

AgraME, one of the largest exhibitions in the Middle East highlighting products and services from different agricultural sectors, is taking place on 6-8 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre and will be hosting a three-day, free-to-attend Animal Health Conference which offers CPD accreditation to attending veterinarians. The CPD Certification Service operates across various industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies.

January 2018: Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID) to Host annual Affiliates Company Meeting at AgraME 2018

A recent agreement has been signed with the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID) to host their Affiliate Companies’ Meeting for the first time ever in Dubai. The meeting will take shape in the style of a conference, which will be held at the AgraME exhibition on March 7th 2018. AgraME is a global agricultural exhibition, taking place on 6-8 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

October 2017: AgraME and Aqua Nor Enter International Partnership

A recent partnership has been signed between AgraME and Aqua Nor, Norway’s largest exhibition dedicated to the burgeoning Aquaculture industry which takes place annually in Trondheim. The aim of the partnership is to work in close collaboration towards cross promoting the development of the aquaculture and fishing industry in both markets, as well as offering visitors to AgraME a more rounded offering of international suppliers from within these industries.

August 2017: Q & A with Samantha Bleasby

AgraME has always been one of the most important trade exhibitions in the Middle East and Africa. Over the years, the annual event has helped countless buyers find an array of products and suppliers from across the globe within Agriculture, Aquaculture and Animal Health.