May 15, 2013
The Minister of Environment and Water objects to the amendments made by FNC members.
Read Article Law on plant genetic resources in UAE debated
May 09, 2013
Food is of strategic importance to Abu Dhabi with improving yields key to guaranteeing future supplies. Now a model farm is showcasing the benefits of integrated farming. Read Article Welcome to Abu Dhabi's agricultural future
May 06, 2013
Seeing thousands of cows grazing in the desert is an unusual sight, but the herd at Al Ain Dairy is thriving: demand for local milk is growing and there are plans to double in size. Read Article How to keep 6,000 cows happy in the UAE desert
Apr 25, 2013
Daniel Frawley, an engineer from Australia, is the proud owner of a small aquaponics system at his ground-floor flat in the Greens. Read Article Dubai resident sets up aquaponics system in his backyard
Apr 16, 2013
The Irrigation Management Information System, launched in Dubai in February, aims to help farmers avoid wasting the region's most scarce natural resource.
Read Article Hourly weather reports to help Gulf farmers save water
Mar 29, 2013
The UAE and other Arabian Gulf countries are looking to Australia and New Zealand besides East Europe and Africa to secure food supply. Read Article Change of tactic to guard UAE food supply
Mar 27, 2013
Contributing only to one per cent of the UAE economy, farming is sucking up 60 per cent of country's water. Read Article Making more sense of UAE agriculture
Mar 22, 2013
According to Nicholas Lodge, an agricultural expert at the Abu Dhabi-based consultancy, less waste is better than buying up land overseas. Read Article GCC countries must clamp down on wasted food, UAE experts says
Mar 17, 2013
The initiative by the Ministry of Environment and Water and the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority aims to boost cooperation. Read Article Free animal feed and veterinary services for Northern Emirates farms
Mar 14, 2013
The International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture in Dubai plans to rehabilitate the farms, on which the soil has been rendered all but infertile by salty ground water. Read Article Thousands of abandoned farms across UAE to be brought back to life
Mar 04, 2013
Farmers in Abu Dhabi are being taught to produce vegetables throughout the year to avoid peaks in production in February and March. Read Article Fresh vegetables to hit UAE shelves all year round
Feb 16, 2013
A 3D game developed by Insead in Abu Dhabi aims to train farm consultants in Africa by simulating their very own farming environment. Read Article New game to help farming consultants in Africa
Feb 01, 2013
The Life: Elena Kinane, an organic farmer in Dubai, talks about the hurdles of organic farming in the UAE. Read Article Organic produce straight from the UAE's greenest of farms
Guests of the Burj Al Arab will now be presented with 24-carat gold iPads when they check in at the lavish hotel. Gold iPads for Dubai's Burj Al Arab guests
Saadiyat is renowned for its hotels and beach clubs, but it is also a vital breeding ground for the endangered sea turtle. Operation Hawksbill swings into action
British Horseracing Authority confirm results include St Leger winner Encke but Saeed bin Suroor’s horses tested negative More horses of Al Zarooni test positive
It is the manual for many US psychiatrists and the latest edition is out this week. Yet the DSM-5 is already under attack for listing as mental disorders what others regard as just personality traits.
Mental illness or just personality traits?
We spend the day backstage with Dubai designer Michael Cinco. See a video interview with him here. It's Dubai-based Michael Cinco's moment
Most people don't know anything about the Algerian city selected by the Arab League's cultural arm to be the capital of Arab culture in 2015. Constantine, the most beautiful city you've never heard of
Action from Malmo and last night's Eurovision Song Contest. In pictures: Eurovision Song Contest 2013
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