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Agriculture & Food
Sowing the seeds for the future

Opportunities are ripe in this fast-moving sector


Valued at more than US$5 trillion globally and with world fresh food sales to rise by 13 per cent by 2020 – equating 280.5 million tonnes in volume - Dubai is poised to capitalise on its global gateway status and re-export hub in this fast-moving sector.

Reflecting the UAE's strategic position as an international halal food trading centre, Dubai is targeting the worldwide halal food & lifestyle market - forecasted to reach US$3.7 trillion by 2019.

  • Fact-A

    1,000 greenhouses

    and 46,900 acres of organic farms in the UAE as of 2017

  • Fact-b

    US$18.8 Billion

    value of the UAE halal food industry

  • Fact-C

    US$1.5 Billion

    invested in F&B logistics park for food security

  • Fact-D

    75%

    of food waste in the UAE proposed to be recycled by 2021

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