• Indoor multi-purpose vertical farming platform for fresh produce in partnership with ZERO marks the operational phase of ADQ’s AgTech Park
• Project tests and adapts breakthrough technologies under local climate conditions to transform the nation’s food and agricultural landscape
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 March 2023: ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, announced the operational phase of its cutting-edge AgTech Park ecosystem with the launch of a vertical farming project in partnership with ZERO, a high-impact technology company headquartered in Italy. The ZERO project is the first of several controlled environment agricultural concepts that will be housed in the AgTech Park and will aim to enhance indoor farming locally, as well as explore and push the boundaries of ......read more
ABU DHABI, December 18, 2022 – A delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the Abu Dhabi Exports Office (ADEX), visited Al Dahra Agricultural Company in Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD), one of the leading firms in the UAE’s food and agriculture sector. The delegates held a meeting with the company officials, where they explored ways to enhance cooperation and underscored ADFD’s role in supporting the effort of major national companies to access the global markets.
The ADFD delegation, led by His Excellency Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Abu Dhabi Exports Office, included Rashid Al Kaabi, Director of ADFD’s Investments Department; and Khalil Al Mansouri, Acting Director General of the Abu Dhabi Exports ......read more
In the presence of Ambassador of Norway to the UAE
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 21 September 2022: Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) received a high-level trade delegation from Norway. The two parties discussed bilateral cooperation and investment opportunities in Abu Dhabi in vital sectors, including energy, oil, and gas.
His Excellency Mohamed Helal Al Mheiri, Director General of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, welcomed His Excellency Sten Arne Rosnes, Ambassador of Norway to the UAE, and a trade delegation at the Chamber’s headquarters. The trade delegation was led by Esben Tescom, Commercial Attaché and Regional Representative of Innovation Norway in the Middle East, and included a number of businessmen and representatives of Norwegian companies.
His Excellency Mohamed Helal Al Mheiri, Director ......read more
UAE- Abu Dhabi- 7 September 2022- With a growing number of young nations and the proliferation of private sector players developing space capabilities, the need for international co-operation and collaboration in the development of the space sector has never been more pressing. That’s the message behind a new global forum taking place later this year: the Abu Dhabi Space Debate.
Under the patronage of UAE president Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Abu Dhabi Space Debate is to take place on the 5th and 6th December 2022. Organised by the UAE Space Agency, the two-day conference is set to form an important new global forum for the space industry, nations, business leaders and policy makers to come together and forge real consensus and address the issues facing growth and innovation in space.
The Abu Dhabi Space Debate ......read more
Over one million low fare seats on 20 routes launched from Europe to Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam to support Vision 2030
25, August 2022: Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most sustainable airline, is launching 20 exciting new routes from Bucharest, Budapest, Catania, Larnaca, Milan, Naples, Rome, Sofia, Tirana, Venice and Vienna to Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The airline introduces a new era of extended travel opportunities at ultra-low fares between Europe and the Kingdom to strengthen Saudi Arabia’s global connectivity. Tickets for all routes are already on sale on wizzair.com and the airline’s mobile app, with fares starting from 54.99 €.*
The new routes will majorly enhance Wizz Air’s presence in the Kingdom that will boost the growing Saudi Arabian ......read more
Atlanta, GA: Seeking the perfect investment opportunity? Look no further! The Next Level Trucking Program continues to exceed investor expectations in trucking with over 4 years of proven success - even through a pandemic. In fact, Next Level saw its highest year in 2021, with some of its top trucks bringing in over $320k annually.
As it stands, based on top data and analytic providers, there are an average of 8-15 available loads per active truck in the United States at all times, and the demand is only rising. A spokesperson for the company states: “Trucks are the backbone of the American economy, garnering over $700 billion each year and the demand for trucking has no ceiling.”
By investing in the program, interested parties can own their trucks while reaping the benefits of freight-hauling under a trucking company ......read more
• Unique investment in a leading global player in fresh fruit and vegetables production, sourcing, trade and distribution
• Strategic investment will accelerate Unifrutti’s global growth strategy
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 31 March 2022: ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, today announced it has entered an agreement to acquire a majority equity stake in Unifrutti Group (“Unifrutti”), a leading global producer and distributor of high-quality fresh produce, from existing shareholders.
Unifrutti is a global champion in the production, trade and distribution of more than 100 varieties of fresh produce including apples, bananas, cherries, grapes and citrus fruits. With approximately 560,000 tons of fresh fruit sold annually and more than 14,000 ......read more
Abu Dhabi - November 17, 2020: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) is partnering with the global utility company ENGIE who is sponsoring the launch of the first phase of the “Blue Carbon” Environmental and Social Responsibility project that uses drone technology to help in rehabilitating areas of Abu Dhabi’s mangrove habitats, demonstrating the benefits of government and the private sector working together to preserve our environment.
This pioneering initiative will use specialized, custom UAE-built drones and rigging to plant thousands of mangrove seeds near ENGIE’s Mirfa plant in Abu Dhabi, as well as monitor their growth over the year.
Mangroves are abundant along the coastline of the emirate of Abu Dhabi and are vital in the storage of blue carbon - the term for carbon captured by ......read more