Organic farming & Food Security at times of COVID-19 Q&A with Emirates Bio Farm
A live Q&A session on Instagram with Guest Speaker, Yazen Al Kodmani from Emirates BioFarm to discuss organic farming and food security in a pandemic we are all facing together.
The Q&A session will prompt some questions like:
- What is organic farming?
- Where is my food coming from?
- How much are we producing locally?
- Can organic farming be the solution to food security?
- Can I plant my food at home and how?
ABOUT YAZEN AL KODMANI:
Yazen Al Kodmani was brought up in the UAE in a household of agricultural experts. Although his educational background is in finance, he couldn't resist returning to his roots of working in the food and agricultural industry. As a serial foodpreneaur, he started his career in F&B with establishments like Sukar Desserts and Hattab Kitchen in Dubai. He eventually moved on to join the family business at Emirates Bio Farm where he has been working to contribute to the food security agenda by driving local and organic fruit and vegetable production in the UAE . He is currently the general manager at Emirates Bio Farm, working tirelessly to expand the project into a top destination for UAE residents and tourists alike.
WHAT DO YOU NEED?
Laptop, tablet or smartphone
HOW TO JOIN
Follow @connectwithnature.ae on Instagram and join the live stream at 3 pm!
ABOUT EMIRATES BIOFARM
Emirates Bio Farm is the largest privately-owned organic farm in the UAE on a 250,000 Sqm facility of space within one million Sqm of open land in Al Shuwaib; which located between Dubai and Al Ain. The founding principles are built on advocating for environmental protection, health and well-being of all UAE residents. The farm utilizes three types of farming; Open field, Shade nets and Greenhouses and this variety of growing techniques ensures organic fruit and vegetable supply to the UAE market throughout the year at the highest quality and the best cost possible. At EBF, our commitment to high quality chemical free farming and a large variety of products has strengthened our position as a trusted supplier of local organic produce. We are driven by our commitment to educate the community about sustainable farming practices and as such have created a fully integrated tourism and experience center for the public at the farm where our facilities include a farm shop, farm tours, experience center, and a greenhouse restaurant that serves field to plate meals. More Details Here.