Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Key Minister, Minister of the Presidential Court and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food stuff Safety Authority (ADAFSA), has introduced ADAFSA’s strategic approach for 2022-2025.
In accordance to condition news agency WAM, Sheikh Mansour mentioned the new method aims to inspire the agriculture and food production sectors and improve its contribution to the emirate’s GDP.
It is also aligned with the eyesight of the UAE’s President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Abu Dhabi government’s objectives to establish a understanding-based mostly economic system and attain sustainable agricultural development.
The authority aims to reach self-sufficiency, which achieved 84 p.c in 9 select foods products in 2021.
Sheikh Mansour claimed the new tactic signifies a potential roadmap for developing sustainable foods techniques, addresses the sector’s difficulties, boosts agricultural sustainability charges to 66 percent, and minimizes the use of groundwater in agriculture by 500 million cubic metres amongst 2022 and 2025.
The tactic contains setting up a number of initiatives to make sure dependence on technological innovation and artificial intelligence and bolster the capacities of the sector.
Moreover it will increase successful partnerships with entities working in the agriculture and food items creation sector.
In 2021, Abu Dhabi declared the implementation of a extensive agricultural improvement plan aimed at growing the efficiency of sustainable agricultural output in the emirate.
The plan, which was introduced by ADAFSA, adopted the regional organizing theory of the emirate’s farms, so that the comparable locations are recognized in conditions of assets, and improvement treatments are created.
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