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Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation

The General Secretariat of Khalifa international award for date palm and agricultural innovation is welcoming new applications for its tenth session 2018.

Established ten years ago, Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation aims to achieve the following:

  • To acquaint the world with the attention given by UAE’s government and H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, The UAE President (God protects Him), to date palm cultivation and agricultural innovation and his kind initiatives in support of research and efforts concerning date palm and innovation in the agricultural sector.
  • To highlight the leading role of UAE in boosting creativity, progress and innovation in the field of date palm and the agricultural sector.
  • To encourage people involved in the agricultural sector and date palm cultivation, whether researchers, growers, exporters, institutions or world companies and agencies, to adopt innovations.
  • To support scientific research in the development of the agricultural sector and date palm using global expertise for finding the best means for improvement of the real condition of agricultural innovation and date palm.
  • To honor influential figures in the agricultural and date palm sector and to motivate innovators around the world to find creative solutions of benefit at the local, regional and international levels.
  • To develop cooperation among the various parties involved in innovative research, propagation, cultivation and the industry in agriculture with date palm as a basic constituent.
  • To disseminate awareness of the necessity to innovate in the agricultural sector and to lend attention to date palm at the national, regional and international levels.
  • To enhance the significant role of UAE in hosting world awards and events with attention to environmental protection, the fight against poverty and increasing the green area to serve food security and sustainable agricultural development issues.

The secretariat announced that the award will be rewarding winners in the following five categories: distinguished innovative studies and modern technology, pioneering development & productive projects, distinguished producers in date palm sector, pioneering and sophisticated innovations serving the agricultural sector, and the influential figure in the field of date palm and agricultural innovation

Applicants are encouraged to visit the dedicated page of the award, so they can better understand the terms and conditions of the award, download the application form and apply before October 31st 2017.

All correspondence related to the award should be addressed to the following address:

Coordination Office of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, P.O. Box: 82872, Al Ain, UAE, Tel: +97137832434, Email: info@kiaai.ae


16/06/2017

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