9th August 2022
EMEA Environment

France is Facing Unprecedented Droughts

According to estimates from the minister of agriculture and the minister of ecological transition, France may face unprecendeted droughts in coming months as winter and spring hasn’t been rainful and thempreatures exceed by more than 10 degrees (celcius) what they should normally be as per data from meteofrance.  30 Departments Considered At Risk Though a […]

Read More
Economy EMEA Markets

Two New USD 84 Million Projects Awarded In Abu Dhabi

To ensure the country’s food security, the UAE have taken several actions in recent years to further its resilience. After launching the Food Tech Valley business park, setting plans to build the largest indoor vertical farms in Abu Dhabi and near the Dubai Expo site, the country has taken extra steps by awarding two new USD […]

Read More
EMEA International

New Innovation Centre To Further UK Food Security

An £11.4m project is taking shape outside Norwich which aims to fulfil the potential of East Anglia’s food and drink economy. The Broadland Food Innovation Centre is designed to fast-track the growth of food and drink firms across Norfolk and Suffolk, while nurturing supply chain businesses within a supportive “cluster”. A 12-month building project at […]

Read More
EMEA Shipping Container Farm

Mariott Further Vertical Farming Development in Dubai

The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR is partnering with Green Container Advanced Farming (GCAF) to launch a hyper-local on-site hydroponic farm, one of the first-ever vertical farms in Dubai. The partnership is in-line with the country’s objective to ensure food security and sustainable farming practices. The container farm grows crops year-round with daily harvest reaching, depending on the crop, […]

Read More
Corporate EMEA Vertical Farming

UK Government Acknowledges Vital Role Vertical Farming Will Have

Yesterday’s ‘Spring Showcase’ was the occasion for all the most exciting and inoovative tech businessess across the United Kingdom to showcase their solution for the UK food and agriculture industry. Intelligent Growth Solutions, which manufactures vertical farming solutions, was one of three technology businesses invited to participate in this years’ event, which was attended by […]

Read More
EMEA Funding Round Urban Farming

Urban Farming Startup Infarm Gets Backing From Qatar Wealth Fund

The new capital will be used to support Infarm’s global growth strategy, including the expansion of its existing vertical farming network in the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe, and entry into new markets in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East By 2030, the company plans to significantly increase its presence to 100 Growing Centres in […]

Read More
Corporate EMEA Partnerships

The Red Sea Development Company Partners With Red Sea Farms To Further Develop Sustainable Food

Red Sea Farms will build and operate an indoor farm, growing crops to sustainably feed guests and residents at The Red Sea Project. Riyadh, (02 November 2021): The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has partnered with Red Sea Farms, a Saudi Arabian AgTech business, to […]

Read More
Corporate Deals EMEA

Silal & AeroFarms Sign MoU Forges Long-Term R&D Collaboration Involving Knowledge & Tech Transfer

ABU DHABI, 28th February, 2022 (WAM) — Silal, Abu Dhabi’s leading fresh produce and agri-tech company, and AeroFarms, a Certified B Corporation and leader in indoor vertical farming, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to forge a long-term research and development collaboration involving knowledge and technology transfer of advanced farming systems to local farmers. […]

Read More
EMEA International

Oman Launches Sustainable City Program Yiti With Diamond Developers

Sustainable cities have been sprouting around the world with famous projects such as Masdar Cities (Near Abu Dhabi, UAE) or NEOM (On the red sea coast of Saudi Arabia) being at the forefront due to their outstanding innovations or the important investments made. Recently, the middle-east has seen a new sustainable city project launch as […]

Read More
EMEA International

Saudi Arabia Further Developments In Vertical Farming To Meet Local Demand

Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Water & Agriculture has set aside SR100 million (USD 27 million) to research and develop vertical-farming technology as it seeks to respond to rising demand. According to Arab News, The National Research and Development Center for Sustainable Agriculture (Estidamah) in Saudi Arabia aims to develop relationships with leading global pioneers […]

Read More
X