What's on at GFIA Abu Dhabi?
Discover more than ever at our 2017 event in Abu Dhabi. From exhibitions and scientific displays to discussion forums and live demonstrations, we have challenged ourselves to offer something of interest to visitors right along the value chain. FREE ENTRY INTO ALL FEATURES AT GFIA 2017.


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The Exhibition

Over 300 suppliers will showcase thousands of working products to help agriculture professionals right along the value chain. More.

MENA Food Production 2030

A free conference bringing together 200 stakeholders to debate solutions and developments across MENA agriculture. More

Open Innovations Theatre

50% of presentations slots are being reserved for start-ups ready to take the agtech world by storm. More

Startup Pavilion

A space for companies wanting to rasie their profile and meet with potential investors and buyers who can scale their business.

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Thought for Food

A "Design Thinking Mash-Up Workshop" will give participants the insight and tools to design and promote innovative solutions for food security.

Science Zone

Giving a platform to universities and R&D institutes to showcase projects and partner with industry to take ideas from the lab to market.

Roundtable discussions

30+ discussions will give small groups of 10 the chance to tackle business-critical topics. More.

Farmers Programme

Supported by ADFCA, this programme will host 100 of the region’s most successful food growers for one-to-one meetings.

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Technical Tours

Tours will give participants the opportunity to see innovations in action by visiting some of the best sustainable farming operations in the UAE.

Sustainable Date Palm Technology Centre

A showcase of solutions for crop protection, irrigation,  post-harvest losses, soil management and cultivation. More.

Internet of Things Pavilion

A selection of some of the most exciting ICT and smart agri-tech solutions available on the market.

Scientist Programme

200 of the world’s best scientific minds will join a programme to develop strategies to expand sustainable agriculture initiatives across the world.

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Animal & Protein Production Zone

A display of livestock will be joined by solutions in animal feed, disease management, reproduction, nutrition and new protein production. More

Agri-Mechanisation Area

An area dedicated to agri-mechanisation solutions across a range of business areas. The site will feature small low horsepower applications.

Controlled Environments Zone

A dedicated showcase for systems and services in greenhouses and vertical farm horticultural production.

Partner events at GFIA

Enjoy free entry into workshops being organised by Thought for Food, FAO and Arab Authority for Agricultural and Investment Development. More

GFIA sponsors and supporters