UAE Launches a sustainable food valley ‘The Food Technology Valley’. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai announced on Saturday the launch of another one of Dubai’s sustainable cities – Food Technology Valley.
Sheikh Mohammed announced the news on Twitter: “We launched the first phase of Food Tech Valley, a new modern & vibrant city that will serve as a global destination for start-ups and industry experts in the food ecosystem.” It will host R&D facilities, an innovation centre, smart food logistics hub and areas for vertical farming.
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Sheikh Mohammed describes the food valley project as innovative and wrote on social media, “The volume of our food trade exceeded 100 billion dirhams annually.” He added, “We are a global logistical forum for food trade and we will work to develop a new work environment for these type of companies to develop new agricultural technologies and consolidate our future food security.”
During the summit, we announced that the UAE will team up with global partners to launch the Agricultural Innovation Mission for Climate to support research & development for food systems. We believe in collective climate action to safeguard our planet for the future generations. pic.twitter.com/1J3x9GczPY
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) April 23, 2021