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Agri-Tech Express with Silal: Farming in extreme environments: Challenges and Opportunities in the UAE

Wednesday 12th January @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Desert-tech for farming in extreme environments is gaining momentum and investmentSilal, Abu Dhabi’s new fresh food and agritech company, recently announced that it is investing is AED 200 million to upgrade 80 local farms in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, part of a wider initiative to strengthen the AgTech ecosystem in the country.

On 12th January 2022, Silal will provide an overview of challenges facing farmers and growers in the UAE as well as sharing opportunities where AgriTech companies can develop and provide technological solutions. Attendees will also have a chance to hear from Salvatore Lavallo from the  Abu Dhabi Investment Office with insights into their offering to help business to looking to set up in the United Arab Emirates.

Who is the event for?

Are you interested to expand your business to the UAE and/or have a product/service solving problems for farmers and growers around:

  • wider food security
  • resource use efficiency
  • and protecting crops from extreme weather conditions?

Then get your ticket booked for this event now!

Event aims:

You will gain an insight into the location and challenges farmers are facing from the leading Food and Technology company in Abu Dhabi (Silal), working with more than 900 growers, service providers, retailers, and regulators as well insights into the support on offer to set up business in UAE.


This event is free for members of Agri-TechE, and £15 for non-members. Please note the fee is non-refundable for cancellation within 5 working days of the event. Use the link on the top right of the event listing to book; members will need to login or register for an account in order to access the member discount.

To find out more about becoming a member of Agri-TechE, please  click here.

Agri-Tech Express meetings are Agri-TechE’s events which offer a quick, introductory insight into a business, topic, new regulation or policy with a delivered by a single speaker. Individuals from all sectors and disciplines welcome—whether you’re a grower, a researcher, a technical or professional service provider, an entrepreneur or completely new to the sector, come along and join in!

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Wednesday 12th January
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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