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.
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.
Award Ceremony 15 May 2017

It is with a great pleasure to inform you that, under the patronage of H.H.Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, there will be an Award Distribution Ceremony of the “Khalifa International Award For Date Palm And Agricultural Innovation” Ninth Session 2017, which will be held on Monday 15 May 2017, 10:00 AM, at Emirates Palace Hotel - Abu Dhabi.
I seize this opportunity to invite you to attend this important event. Looking forward to welcoming you, please accept my best regards.

Dr. Abdelouahhab Zaid

Secretary General
Khalifa International Award For Date Palm And Agricultural Innovation, KIADPAI
Publicity Khalifa International Date Award Ceremony and Agricultural Innovation

The ceremony of Khalifa International Date Award publishing in March 2016

Media & Photographer Honoring

In recognition of their constructive role in promoting the Award and spreading of its culture…

The General Secretariat of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation honors a number of media representatives and the jury and winners of

“Date Palm in the Eyes of the World” photography competition…

Remaining Time for Award
annual book
Award videos