World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit | Dec 4-5, 2023 | UAE
December 4 @ 8:00 am - December 5 @ 5:00 pm +04
Date: December 4-5, 2023
Theme: Climate-Smart Agriculture for Food Security in the Middle East, Africa & South Asia
Host: Rethink Events
About the Summit
The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit is an international leadership event that has been taking place since 2013 in cities like London, San Francisco, and São Paulo. Hosted by Rethink Events, the summit is now launching in the Middle East. The event aims to focus international attention on innovation and investment opportunities in the most climate-stressed regions of the world, including the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia.
Who Should Attend the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit?
- Technology Providers
The summit aims to:
- Identify solutions for a more sustainable, resilient food production system.
- Forge partnerships to bring these solutions to market.
- Increase the exposure of regional farmers to technology-driven, more sustainable approaches to production.
Key Themes of World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit
- Building a connected agtech ecosystem across the MENA region.
- Attracting capital into innovative start-ups and farming projects.
- Developing new seeds and traits adapted to desert climates.
- Accelerating biological crop protection and biofertilisers to improve soil health.
- Driving water efficiency through precision spraying and advanced irrigation.
- Optimising digital agronomy for small-holder farmers.
- Improving access to finance through online marketplaces.
- Positioning the Middle East as a centre of expertise in high-tech vertical farming.
- Identifying the right business models for sustainable growth and profitability.
- Meeting consumer demand for enhanced nutrition and flavour in fresh produce.
- Expanding crop diversity in vertical farming.
- The role of government in incentivising climate-smart farming practices.
Special Features of World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit
- Regional farmers will be invited to attend the summit free of charge.
- The summit will attract a global audience to the UAE.
- It will provide a forum for strategic networking.
Discover more here.