x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 22 October 2017

Greenhouse that would save UAE farmers water unveiled in Dubai- graphic

The greenhouse is due to be completed next month and operational in November.
The greenhouse is due to be completed next month and operational in November.

A greenhouse using water evaporated from plants to cool the crops could lead to farmers using 90 per cent less of the precious resource.

Unveiled on Monday by Dubai’s International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture, the system would mean enormous savings for a country in which 56 per cent of water used goes on agriculture.