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Khalifa patron of the award
International Award for date palm and agricultural innovation
The UAE Government, within the framework of its development plans, has placed the establishment of a date production industry as one of its important priorities. Under the leadership of His Highness, The President, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (God protects Him), there have been continuous efforts to increase agricultural productivity and to make better use of all available resources.
Give Me Agriculture, I Guarantee You Civilization
The Late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
God Bless His Soul
Khalifa patron of the award
International Award for date palm and agricultural innovation
The UAE Government, within the framework of its development plans, has placed the establishment of a date production industry as one of its important priorities. Under the leadership of His Highness, The President, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (God protects Him), there have been continuous efforts to increase agricultural productivity and to make better use of all available resources.

Awards In Numbers

UAE Level

92 Candidates
18 Winners

Arab Countries Level

1025 Candidates
35 Winners

World Level

1179 Candidates
61 Winners
Remaining Time for Award
Award Categories
Former Winners
Award Categories
Distinguished Innovative Studies and Modern Technology
Eligible for application is published original research work that is authored/ co-authored by the applicant.
Pioneering Development and Productive Projects
The proposed project may be administered by the private or the government sector or an international organization.
Distinguished Producers in Date Palm Sector
Eligible for application are all producers of the date fruit being locally and internationally marketed.
Pioneering and Sophisticated Innovations Serving the Agricultural Sector
Eligible are new and innovative techniques that have a direct and proven positive effect on the date palm and agricultural sector of the region.
Influential Figure in the Field of Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation
Candidates for this award will be suggested by invited nominators. Self-nominations (applications) will also be considered.
Former Winners
Chair of Date Palm Research
KSA
Date Palm Research Center of Excellence
KSA
Al Wathba Marionnet L.L.C.
United Arab Emirates
Mr. Mustafa Salim Abdullah Barami
Oman
Dr. Hussein Samir Abdel Rahman Salama
Egypt
Introduction and Mission
To Encourage People Engaged In The Agricultural And Date Palm Sector.
The UAE Government, within the framework of its development plans, has placed the establishment of a date production i ndustry as one of its important priorities. Under the leadership of His Highness, The President, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (God protects Him), there have been continuous efforts to increase agricultural productivity and to make better use of all available resources.
Opening of the Nomination Period for Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation 11th session, 2018

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Chairman of  the  Board of Trustees  of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, The General Secretariat opened nomination period for  Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation in its 11th session 2018, as well as the nomination period for The Distinguished and Innovative  Farmer Award in its 2nd session 2018 starting from the beginning of June 2018 till the 30th of October, 2018 during which all the farmers, producers, researchers  academics and lovers of Dates Palm and Agricultural Innovation at the local and International level may apply to compete and win in one of the categories of the International Award or the Local Award.

 

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation dedicate this conference to the spirit of Zayed, the lover of date palm and pioneer of Agriculture

The country's hosting of the largest international date palm conference since 20 consecutive years confirms UAE's leadership in the date palm sector in the world

The announcement of the winners of “Date Palm through the Eyes of the World" 2018

1021 pictures showed the great love in the eyes of 497 photographers from 26 countries around the world

Announcing the winners of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation 2018

Nahyan Mubarak: "The support of Khalifa bin Zayed has raised the Award’s regional and international status"

 

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