Emirates24/7, Sunday, Jul 5, 2020 | Zul Qaadah 14, 1441
Mohamed bin Zayed tours model farms in Abu Dhabi
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Saturday, visited several youth-owned model farms in Al Bahia area of Abu Dhabi.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed stressed the importance of employing advanced technology in the country's agricultural sector, taking into consideration the highest standards for sustainability, quality and competitiveness. He also called for developing innovative solutions to produce and manage food crops and to overcome challenges facing the sector.
"Supporting the agriculture sector is consistent with the UAE's strategy for sustainability, environmental protection and preserving natural resources," he added.
He urged the farmers across the UAE to invest in these farms and to use innovative ways to turn them into a source of support to the country's agriculture sector.