The objective is to bolster the UAE’s food security.
Abu Dhabi has started the work to build the world’s largest indoor farm.
The farm aims to produce 10,000 tonnes of fresh food every year. The hi-tech agriculture will be a great opportunity to boost the internal economy.
“The private sector play a vital role in the transition towards more sustainable food systems,” the Minister of State for Food Security said.
“The UAE is applying concerted efforts to improve its domestic production of food, with agricultural technology – ‘AgTech’ – having a hugely important role to play.
“Indoor farms such as GreenFactory Emirates are instrumental in helping us reach these goals.” She concluded.
The advanced tecnology will reduce water consumption by 95% and carbon footprint by 40%.
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