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Opinion: Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond

| 04/12/2019
Opinion: Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond

The approach to indoor agriculture, known as vertical farming, has been gaining popularity in many parts of the world.

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Opinion: Halal B2B Marketplace Combats Food Fraud With Blockchain Technology

| 14/11/2019
Opinion: Halal B2B Marketplace Combats Food Fraud With Blockchain Technology

Knowing where your food comes from, and whether is it really Halal, are issues that more and more people are concerned with.

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UK: Centre of Excellence in Halal Compliance and Training offering CPD-One Day Course

| 09/11/2019
UK: Centre of Excellence in Halal Compliance and Training offering CPD-One Day Course

Continuing Professional Development CPD workshops help to prepare management and operational staff to fulfil requirements for their Halal certification audit with an accreditation.

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Russia keen on filling UAE’s food import demand

| 11/10/2019
Russia keen on filling UAE’s food import demand

Russia is looking to increase its agricultural exports to the UAE in a bid to take advantage of the country’s highly receptive and rapidly growing market for food products.

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Billions of dollars being invested in India for UAE food supply chain security

| 26/09/2019
Billions of dollars being invested in India for UAE food supply chain security

Emaar Group plan to invest up to US $5 billion in mega food parks and similar facilities in various Indian cities.

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Penny Appeal: Do you know how much water we waste?

| 07/09/2019
Penny Appeal: Do you know how much water we waste?

While developed countries tend to waste water, 844 million people in developing countries lack access to safe drinking water.

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UK is being left behind by other developed nations when it comes to legislation on religious slaughter

| 03/07/2019 | Reply
UK is being left behind by other developed nations when it comes to legislation on religious slaughter

Former Defra minister, George Eustice MP writes on his Westminster Hall debate on the religious slaughter of farm animals.

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New halal blockchain traceability tool touted as a supply chain ‘gamechanger’

| 02/07/2019 | Reply
New halal blockchain traceability tool touted as a supply chain ‘gamechanger’

An online halal agrifood marketplace with a focus on blockchain food traceability, is poised to bring added traceability benefits to the halal economy.

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UAE Minister of State for Food Security H.E. Mariam Almheiri Takes Part in 41st FAO Conference

| 30/06/2019 | Reply
UAE Minister of State for Food Security H.E. Mariam Almheiri Takes Part in 41st FAO Conference

H.E. underlined the mission of the National Food Security Strategy to establish the UAE as a world leader in innovative food security.

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China: Ghuangzhou Int’l Fruit Expo 2019

| 18/06/2019 | Reply
China: Ghuangzhou Int’l Fruit Expo 2019

The China Guangzhou Int’l Fruit Expo 2019 is being held 27-29 June 2019. Click in the article for a Free Ticket.

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SDGs: Sustainable style and the rise of circular fashion

| 10/06/2019 | Reply
SDGs: Sustainable style and the rise of circular fashion

“Consumers are becoming more and more conscious, they hold the power to make the change. More and more they are checking labels and manufacturing process.” Renting fashion for a start!

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Bahrain: Arla Foods to shift some production to the Middle East

| 06/06/2019 | Reply
Bahrain: Arla Foods to shift some production to the Middle East

Arla Foods said production from its Bislev and AKAFA sites in Denmark and from its Riyadh site in Saudi Arabia will be moved to a site in Manama in Bahrain.

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Singapore: OneAgrix’s Proof of Concept – A First in the Halal Economy – has gone live

| 30/05/2019 | Reply
Singapore: OneAgrix’s Proof of Concept – A First in the Halal Economy – has gone live

OneAgrix’s Proof of Concept for one of the largest poultry companies in Europe will secure and authenticate Halal Certificates and track Halal poultry from farm-to-fork.

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Malaysia: Sarawak to become leading cattle meat supplier in the ASEAN region

| 29/05/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Sarawak to become leading cattle meat supplier in the ASEAN region

The AUD20 million (RM58 million) acquisition of the new cattle station was earlier announced by the Chief Minister who recently led a delegation to SEDC’s Rosewood Cattle Station in Western Australia.

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What you need to know about Thirst Relief and how you can help free a community from poverty

| 11/05/2019 | Reply
What you need to know about Thirst Relief and how you can help free a community from poverty

“We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in our hands to make a difference.” Nelson Mandela

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SDGs: The fight to define Regenerative Agriculture

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: The fight to define Regenerative Agriculture

Changes of this nature to farming practices could help U.S. agriculture draw down 250 million tons of carbon dioxide annually.

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WHO says climate change could have ‘considerable’ food safety impact

| 19/04/2019 | Reply
WHO says climate change could have ‘considerable’ food safety impact

WHO is working with countries to raise awareness of increased foodborne risks associated with climate change and to help them draft national plans.

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Why fixing food systems is crucial for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

| 10/04/2019 | Reply
Why fixing food systems is crucial for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

Faced with such a plethora of commitments, policymakers should look to fixing global food systems as a treasure trove of opportunity.

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Malaysia: Halal Cluster Network with Halal clusters in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Spain

| 04/04/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Cluster Network with Halal clusters in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Spain

First MOUs signed for groundbreaking collaboration under the Halal Cluster Network with halal clusters in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Spain during MIHAS.

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Infrastructure needed to achieve 72% of sustainable development goal targets

| 04/04/2019 | Reply
Infrastructure needed to achieve 72% of sustainable development goal targets

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 – global targets relating to poverty, health, the environment, peace and justice – will rely on infrastructure systems.

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