Growing up – why the UAE’s first vertical farm could be a regional gamechanger

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First vertical farm in Dubai is producing cheaper and fresher crops than imported ones, with no need for pesticides or chemicals. This 800-square-meter plot of land is producing two hundred boxes of green vegetables a day, 365 days of the year.

By Rabiya Jaffery ABU DHABI, May 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When people picture the United Arab Emirates, what likely comes to mind are desert sands, skyscrapers and a blue sea under a shimmering sun. Agriculture does not. There are good reasons for this: the federation of seven emirates […]

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