Game-changing innovations for food security

Free entry into the opening ceremony for all attendees

9.00 - 9.50am Tuesday 16 February 2016

Welcome address from H. H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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 Authoriy.

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Origin Green: Building the world's first national sustainability programme

Aidan Cotter, CEO, Bord Bia - Irish Food Board, Ireland

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High-tech bee backpacks to secure the future of food

Prof. Paulo de Souza, Office of the Chief Executive Science Leader, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia

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Using space to help life on earth

Andrew Pylypchuk, Regional Manager, Planet Labs, Canada

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GFIA and VIV MEA co-locate to deliver the largest agriculture event in the Middle East

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Meet hundreds of solution providers

ready to increase your productivity

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Join attendees from 82 countries

Masdar Institute, UAE • Agrilyst, USA  Edenworks, USA  Roots Up, France  University of Tehran, Iran  CTA, The Netherlands  Al Rawafed Holding, UAE  Firefly Bay, Qatar  HSBC, Egypt  Alfafa Agricultural, UAE  Agricultural Research Corporation, Sudan  Agthia, UAE  UKTI, UK  Alliance for a Green Revolution, Kenya  GreenGrow Ventures LLC, Portugal... DOWNLOAD AN INVITATION TO ATTEND

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We've assembled the most inspiring people in sustainable agriculture to share their knowledge with you

From global thought leaders to innovation giants and gutsy entrepreneurs. 120 pioneers of your industry will present the latest innovations to achieve food security.

Prof M. S. Swaminathan
M. S. Swaminathan Founder The M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Mr Ronald Guendel
Ronald Guendel Global Senior Key Relation Manager Bayer Crop Science
Anil Jain
Anil Jain Managing Director & CEO Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd
Dr. David Bergvinson
David Bergvinson Director General ICRISAT – International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
Mr Abdullah Alrubaian
Abdullah Alrubaian Chairman ARASCO Co.
Ms Melissa Tilney
Ms Melissa Tilney Co-Founder AgFunder

Products to improve
Productivity

Whether you want to increase yields, save water, or protect the health of your livestock, there are hundreds of exhibitors presenting thousands of products to help you..

AutoPot easy2grow system

A complete irrigation solution that increases yields whilst saving 50% of water and fertiliser consumption.

BlueLab PeriPod

A system for hydroponic reservoirs, dosing nutrients at variable rates to optimise crop health.

Nutriplus Mobile Milking Machine

See details of over 30 mobile milking machines on the Nutriplus stand at GFIA.

Wakati Dew Collecting Greenhouse

A remarkable greenhouse that waters itself in the desert.

1,473orders

for sustainable agriculture products made during GFIA 2015 Increase sales to farmers, government buyers, NGOs and resellers from 80+ countries. Book your stand today.

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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