Friday 19 October 2018

Agriscape concludes deals worth over $1bn

ABU DHABI, November 19, 2017

Agriscape 2017, the first international exhibition on agricultural investments abroad, concluded its highly successful inaugural edition at Rosewood Abu Dhabi, facilitating business deals worth over Dh4 billion ($1.089 billion) during its two-day run, said a report.

The event drew the participation of 51 exhibitors offering agri-land and other agri-assets from more than 40 countries, as well as 300 buyers and key decision makers from companies active in the food security, farmland and agro-processing sectors from across the globe, added the Saudi Gazette report.

The event was held under the patronage of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

During the event, representatives of major agribusiness companies investing abroad expressed their satisfaction with the unique opportunities highlighted, quality business leads secured and business-to-business meetings facilitated by the event.

They also confirmed their intention to participate in the upcoming edition of Agriscape.

Agriscape 2017 was organised by the Abu Dhabi Food Security Alliance (ADFSA) and Food Security Center – Abu Dhabi (FSCAD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Ports, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Abu Dhabi Chamber), Department of Culture and Tourism, and Al Dahra Agriculture. The event featured a unique format combining an exhibition, a conference, and scheduled one-on-one meetings and networking sessions among agri-land buyers.

The Abu Dhabi Food Security Alliance is a consortium of government institutions and private sector companies that work towards the common goal of achieving sustainable food security, added the report.

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