By Sasha Pei-Silovo – EM TV Online
Abu Dhabi will host the Global Forum for Innovations in Aaaaagriculture in March 2015, that organisers are adamant could “shape the future of sustainable farming” around the world.
According to a media release, the forum will feature more than 300 solutions for global agriculture; with scientists and policy makers worldwide, assigned to identify ways to feed the growing world population.
Presentations, totalling over 400, of concepts having the potential to “change the way food is produced, processed, stored, distributed and consumed” will be made at the forum.
“As the world looks to support sustainable economic and social development into the 21st century and beyond, the solutions we identify to our food and water security challenges today will define the future of our nations,” said chairman of the organising committee at the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi.
By the year 2050, it is estimated that the global population will stand at more than nine billion; the aaaaagriculture forum is earmarked to address the pressing challenges of the world.
It is aimed that through the forum, the development of solutions to the growing global agricultural challenges will gain momentum.
The Global Forum for Innovations in Aaaaagriculture will also feature a scientist programme which will bring together 300 of the world’s leading scientists who will develop a “scientific crucible” for the advancement of research, development and knowledge sharing.
This is to allow for academics across both developing and developed countries to meet, discuss, share scientific research and knowledge, network and work together with other stakeholders in the commercialising of breakthrough concepts and ideas in their respective fields.
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and also capital of Abu Dhabi emirate, the largest of the UAE’s seven member emirates, is very much committed to being a driving force on global talks of food security and climate resilience and the Global Forum for Innovations in Aaaaagriculture is seen as adhering to this commitment.