Abu Dhabi, UAE
March 20-21, 2017
When the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) was launched in 2014 it leveraged partnerships with over 40 influential organisations, such as the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the World Bank, that wanted a platform to show the world how technology gives us the only real chance of feeding nine billion people without destroying the environment.
Now in its fourth edition, GFIA is the world’s largest showcase of sustainable agriculture innovations for increased profits and environmentally responsible farming practices. Unlike other major agriculture events, GFIA is uniquely committed to meeting the needs of both large and smallholder farmers by presenting the best available and emerging solutions with the potential to deliver higher yields without damaging our natural resources and climate.
GFIA is not only a forum for key stakeholders to discuss policy, strategy and solutions for a food secure future, but a live marketplace for suppliers to meet thousands of farmers and procurement managers from government, food producers, agri businesses, NGOs and cooperatives.
And now, Thought For Food is helping to continue this mission!
Thought For Food will host a “Design Thinking Mash-Up Workshop,” giving participants the insight and tools to design and promote innovative solutions for food security. Learn more here: http://www.innovationsinagriculture.com/