A collection of the world's foremost farming scientists, professors and professionals are readied to descend upon Abu Dhabi to develop initiatives aimed at feeding the quickly boosting global populace, versus a backdrop of dwindling resources and climate change.
The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) Hosted Researchers Programme is going for the upcoming Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) which goes back to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from 20-21 March, with support of the Ministry of Presidential Matters and Ministry of Environment Modification and Environment.
Greater than 200 scientists are being hosted by ADFCA for the program, including Professor Cather Simpson from the University of Auckland, New Zealand; Professor Abdulrahman Saad A. Aldawood from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Professor Francis Wambalaba from USA International University in Nairobi, Kenya; and Professor Vladan Bogdanovic from the University of Belgrade in Serbia.
Thamer Al Qasemi, Director of the Communication and Community Service Division at ADFCA, stated: "The response to our call researchers to assist sustain the battle against world hunger was really positive and we have actually united a few of the most effective minds worldwide to hold an intensive range of high level discussions at the GFIA.
ADFCA has partnered with the University of Arizona for the very first subject panel sessions, operating on Monday 20 March and Tuesday 21 March, which will discuss how the clinical community can collaborate with commerce and personal organisations to assist transfer research from the lab to the field quicker.
Al Qasemi added: "Our 2nd topic will certainly concentrate on lasting pet production and ways to fulfill the ever-increasing need for meat products among customers in the region, as the populace grows and dietary routines progress. Many source of incomes in country communities traditionally rely on raising animals, and these smallholders are facing enhancing hazards from desertification and climate change.
GFIA, now in its 4th version, will certainly also include an event hosting some 300 companies, a seminar focussing on MENA food production, and an Innovations Program, showcasing a collection of 15-minute talks from business who assume they have a next-generation option that can shape the future of farming all over the world. Additional info can be located at www.InnovationsInAgriculture.com.
Caption: The world's best scientists are set to descend after Abu Dhabi for the ADFCA Scientist Program, running at the Global Forum for Innovations in Farming; 20-21 March at ADNEC