Under the Patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority

Join the Hosted Farmer Programme

And see the world’s most innovative agriculture solutions first. Application deadline: February 2018.

Supported by the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, the Hosted Farmers Programme is designed to introduce 100+ farmers and food growers from across the MENA region to the very latest sustainable agriculture solutions and match buyers with relevant exhibitors for a series of one-to-one meetings during GFIA Abu Dhabi in February 2018.

I’m a buyer, how do I apply?

applications will open later in the year.

Who qualifies?

Purchasing and procurement executives of innovative farmers, food growers and processors from across the MENA region and emerging markets of Africa and Asia.

Programme benefits:

  • Return airfare to Abu Dhabi where applicable
  • Two nights hotel accommodation
  • A complimentary access-all-areas pass to attend all conference sessions, the VIP Opening Ceremony and enter the international exhibition
  • One-to-one meetings with exhibitors
  • Admission to GFIA networking functions
  • Visa application processing service where applicable

Hosted buyer commitment

By accepting the Hosted Buyer package, buyers commit to attend a minimum of six pre-arranged meetings with exhibitors of their choice.

Please direct any queries to info@InnovationsInAgriculture.com


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