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Dubai 'Vertical Farm' Seeks To Increase Food Security In Emirates

Published on Jul 18 2018 8:58 AM in Supply Chain tagged: Trending Posts / UAE / United Arab Emirates / Paywall / Badia Farms

Dubai 'Vertical Farm' Seeks To Increase Food Security In Emirates

A company in the UAE is using indoor vertical farming to plant crops in smaller spaces compared to traditional farming, with the ultimate goal of enhancing food security in the import-dependant Gulf region.

Badia Farms is said to be the first indoor vertical farm in the Gulf, according to its website.

Inside the facility, seeds are planted in trays that are stacked as high as six metres, an arrangement which the farm owner describes as the "best use of space".

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