Tag: crops

    Dutch urban farming startup gets backing from Qatar wealth fund

    Leading Dutch indoor farming startup Infarm opened its first center in Doha in 2023 following a massive $200 million financial backing from investors including the Qatar Investment Authority [QIA], Doha News reports. “We see vertical farming as a way to enhance food security in every part of the world,” said Mansoor bin Ebrahim Al-Mahmoud, chief […]

    To boldly grow: Abu Dhabi research center to use space technology to boost food security

    US company Nanoracks is opening the StarLab Oasis in the capital to study food production in space and in harsh climates such as the UAE, The National News reports. A new research centre in Abu Dhabi will use the UAE desert as a testing ground to explore how space technology can help food production thrive […]