UAE Calls for Innovative Ideas in Finding Solutions to Global Food Security Challenges

On the occasion of World Food Day, marked at the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, UAE Minister of State for Food Security, spoke to the significance of global food security challenges and their impact on future generations, according to a news release at PR Newswire.

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Appealing to university students, early-stage start-ups and tech incubators in advanced urban farming markets from around the world, the Minister revealed plans by the UAE government to find innovative solutions across the food value chain through an open call-for-submissions to the “FoodTech Challenge.”

Open to applicants from around the world, the FoodTech Challenge seeks commercially viable solutions that promote sustainable food practices and stimulate domestic food production in the UAE. At the end of the competition, four teams will be awarded against a $1 million prize pool.

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