As part of a national objective to increase food security, the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) has identified agri-tech is one of the priorities for investment. This is all towards Sheikh Zayed’s vision of turning the desert green #GrowWithAbuDhabi.
“We’ve seen increasingly that UK companies are become interested in establishing a European entity and the Netherlands provides a very accessible environment for that,” says Judith van de Bovenkamp, International Project Manager at Oost NL, the East Netherlands Development Agency. Oost NL will be returning to REAP to take part in the International Café and build on its relationships within the agri-tech community.
There is an opportunity to gain an inside track to Israel’s agri-food industry and find out more about the innovation challenges and solutions in this dynamic country at the AgriFood Summit. Agri-TechE has partnered with The Trendlines Group to offer a 25% discount for the largest agrifood event in Israel.
Opportunities for Far East expansion and investment will be discussed in the REAP 2021 International Café. Anton Wibowo, CEO of Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre, talks about his aims for the event.
Western Growers will be represented in the REAP 2021 International Cafe, we talked to Dennis Donohue, WGCIT Director, about a challenging year and why harvest automation and food safety are top of his list.
We are delighted that the Missouri Partnership will be taking part in the International Cafe at REAP 2021 and asked Mark Sutherland, CMO of Missouri Partnership, about his aims for the event.
The Research Triangle Regional Partnership is part of the REAP 2021 International Café. Soil health, carbon store and regenerative farming are of particular interest.
Nearly 50 per cent of US crop and livestock production is located within 500 miles of St Louis so this is a good launch point for companies looking to engage with US food production. A virtual networking event on 29th April 2021 provides an opportunity to explore collaborations.
A number of international players announced initiatives at Agri-TechE’s REAP 2020 conference.
“With Agri-TechE, we saw the potential to create a viable relationship that would accelerate the development of solutions, and ultimately, solve the issues our growers are facing,” Western Growers
“South Korea can be a base camp to enable UK companies to develop technology for Asian countries,” says Professor Lee of Chonnam National University.