Meet 8,000+ buyers of sustainable agtech

at the world's largest expo of sustainable agriculture innovations.

Visitors want solutions to save natural resources, improve productivity, increase efficiences and meet the challenges of climate change.

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Organisations recently confirmed to participate

Agrifood leaders forum

Chaired by HE Thani Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change & Environment, this exclusive conference will bring together 200 leading stakeholders from across the agrifood value chain.

Delegates include:

  • HE Mohamed Bin Obaid-Al Mazrooei, President, Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development
  • Nasser Al Junaibi, CEO, Abu Dhabi Farmers' Services Centre
  • Edward Hamod, GM, Emirates Food Industries
  • Amr W. Farghal, Regional VP, Kellogg Company
  • David Anderson, Technical Director, Nestle Middle East
  • Karim Mansour Dhabi, CEO, NADEC
  • Roger Royce, Founder, Silicon Valley AgTech

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New for 2017

Animal & Protein Production Zone

This display of award-winning livestock will double in size to incorporate solutions in animal feed, nutrition, disease management and new protein production.

Start-up Pavillion

Featuring start-up and early stage agtech companies looking to meet potential partners and investors who can help scale their innovations.

AgriFood Leaders Forum - MENA Edition

Bringing together 250 leaders representing business, research, academia, government and civil society. Read more.

Thought for Food - TFF

Join TFF in a "Design Thinking Mash-Up Workshop", where attendees will gain the insight, skills, and tools needed to design innovative solutions for food security.

GFIA is Heading to Europe

9-10 May 2017 | Utrecht | The Netherlands

Supported by Wageninen, CEMA, CGIAR, CTA, GlobalG.A.P, GODAN, World Resources Institute, and Uni of Arizona.

GFIA 2016: A Remarkable Year




More visitors than 215


Countries represented


Exhibitors from 41 countries


Meeting requests sent via meeting system


Of visitors found products that would benefit their business


Of exhibitors want to exhibit again

And a co-location with VIV MEA delivered the largest agricultural event in the middle east

The world's most important event for food production

Innovation gives us the only real chance of feeding the world without destroying the environment. It gives us food security, increases crop yields, improves soil health, saves water and empowers communities in developing countries.

GFIA is an exhibition and conference that exists to present these innovations to farmers, to connect buyers and sellers around the world and to promote sustainable agriculture as the only solution for increasing food production and combating climate change.

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14 June 2016

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The National

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