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Rabiya Jaffery

Cooked up for climate, UAE's high-tech food plan pays off in pandemic

27 May 2020

ABU DHABI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the past four years, the United Arab Emirates has grown a small but rising share of its own organic tomatoes, aiming to shore up food security in an import-dependent desert country.

FEATURE-Cooked up for climate, UAE's high-tech food plan pays off in pandemic

27 May 2020

ABU DHABI, May 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the past four years, the United Arab Emirates has grown a small but rising share of its own organic tomatoes, aiming to shore up food security in an import-dependent desert country.

Growing up - why the UAE's first vertical farm could be a regional gamechanger

10 May 2018

ABU DHABI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When people picture the United Arab Emirates, what likely comes to mind are desert sands, skyscrapers and a blue sea under a shimmering sun. Agriculture does not.

FEATURE-Growing up - why the UAE's first vertical farm could be a regional gamechanger

10 May 2018

ABU DHABI, May 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When people picture the United Arab Emirates, what likely comes to mind are desert sands, skyscrapers and a blue sea under a shimmering sun. Agriculture does not.

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