GODAN Executive Director Andre Laperriere has been invited to judge the 2019 GFIA Innovation Awards, held at the Global Forum for Innovation in Agriculture in Abu Dabi, from 1-2 April. While at the awards, he will deliver a Keynote speech on Innovation in Crop Production.
GODAN is also organising a high level lunch meeting to discuss, among other things, the topic of the growing data divide in modern farming.
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture has emerged as a global authority on sustainable food production, driving innovation through exhibitions and conferences across the world. Find hundreds of ways to increase your productivity. At the centre of the arid world and with a rapidly growing population, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s need to produce more food is an urgent challenge. GFIA showcases hundreds of products to help improve yields, combat pests, increase profits, save water and or overcome the challenges of climate change.
The GFIA Innovation Awards are designed to celebrate innovations that help to improve global food security without destroying our planet.
The Awards categories are:
Best innovation in indoor farming
Best innovation in animal production
Best innovation in aquaculture
Best innovation in crop protection
Best innovation in date palm production
Best innovation by a start up