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Welcome to the press section of the GFIA website. If you need information that isn’t posted here, please contact us and we’ll do our best to help. Please direct any media partner or press enquiries to Rebecca McConnell.


  • 19 March 2017: Koppert introduces sustainable solution for date palm pest at the GFIA Abu Dhabi
  • 16 March 2017: World’s best scientists answer call from Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority to fuel fight against world hunger
  • 13 March 2017: World’s most innovative agricultural ideas step into the spotlight in Abu Dhabi
  • 20 February 2017: Successful trials in Saudi Arabia prove satellites, aerial sensors can save date palms
  • 22 January 2017: Abu Dhabi to host major conference to tackle Middle East and North Africa food challenge
  • 13 June 2016: UAE innovators invited to present game-changing solutions ay GFIA 2017
  • 18 February 2016: More than 6,000 visitors at Abu Dhabi’s Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture
  • 11 February 2016: GFIA to showcase stud and pedigree livestock; good lineage guarantee of consumer quality
  • 10 February: Declaration of Abu Dhabi calls for Global Sustainable Farming
  • 3 February 2016: Quinoa labelled ‘perfect crop’ for UAE climate conditions
  • 27 January 2016: ‘Golden triangle of government, science and private sector is only way to tackle water scarcity’ – Expert
  • 6 January 2016: Top agri-scientists get Abu Dhabi call to help fight global hunger
  • 9 December 2015: Abu Dhabi the Stage for Growing Moves to Tackle Global Food Challenge
  • 1 July 2015: GFIA and VIV Worldwide announce co-location to deliver largest agriculture event in the Middle East


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