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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 2009 - 2021

UAE

120 Candidates
20 Winners

Arab Countries

1310 Candidates
44 Winners

Other Countries

218 Candidates
16 Winners

World

1648 Candidates
80 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.
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Pioneering Development and Productive Projects
The proposed project may be administered by the private or the government sector or an international organization.
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Distinguished Producers, Manufacturers and Marketers
Eligible for application are all producers of the date fruit being locally and internationally marketed.
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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.
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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.
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Former Winners
Dr. Sarah Sallon, Natural Medicine Research center
Israel
Distinguished Innovative Studies and Modern Technology
Boudjebel S.A. VACPA
Tunisia
Pioneering Development and Productive Projects
(Equally Between)
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
(ICARDA)
Pioneering Development and Productive Projects
(Equally Between)
Teeba Engineering Industries Company
UAE
Pioneering and Sophisticated Innovations Serving the Agricultural Sector
(Equally Between)
Dr. Aqeel Hadi Abdulwahid / Agriculture College / Basra University
Iraq
Pioneering and Sophisticated Innovations Serving the Agricultural Sector
(Equally Between)
Prof. Abdellah Mohammed Haj Mohammed
Kingdom of Spain
Influential Figure in the Field of Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation
(Equally Between)
Dr. Walid Abdul Ghani Kaakeh
Republic of Syria
Influential Figure in the Field of Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation
(Equally Between)
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.

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The importance of germplasm health in preventing the spread of transboundary plant pests and diseases

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture on the “The importance of germplasm health in preventing the spread of transboundary plant pests and diseases”, presented by Dr. Safa Qamari, Head of the Seed Health and Viral Diseases Laboratory, affiliated with the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), on Monday 29th  of November, 2021, with the attendance of 120 experts and specialists in the Date Palm cultivation sector, and representing 19 Arab countries...

"Liwa" and "Al Ain" oases at the GIAHS International Conference in Japan

As part of the UAE’s preparation to participate in the International Conference on Agricultural Systems with a Global Heritage of Humanity (GIAHS), which will be hosted by Nono City, Ishikawa, Japan, during the period from 25th–27th of November, 2021. Where Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, is participating in this conference to present Al Ain and Liwa oases, in the United Arab Emirates...

Conservation of date palms is the key to a sustainable world

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, through the UAE pavilion, launched a scientific report entitled “Bridging Boundaries”, as part of its participation in the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26), under the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, taking place at Glasgow, Scotland, from the 31st of October up to the 12th of November, 2021...

The Third set of booklets, under the series “50 Booklets in the in the Year of Fiftieth”

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretary, published the Third set of booklets (21-30), under the series “50 Booklets in the in the Year of Fiftieth”, which was which was launched by the award to celebrate the “Year of the Fiftieth”. Where the initiative aims to spread specialized scientific knowledge in compliance...

Red Palm Weevil biological control, The first environmentally friendly project in the region

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation’s General Secretariat, organized a virtual lecture on “A successful journey in the development of the date palm cultivations and production sector”, presented by Dr. Yahya Bakour, Secretary General of the Arab Agricultural Engineers Union, on Monday 25th of October, 2021, with the attendance of 110 experts and specialists representing 15 Arab countries...

Integration of biotechnology products for date palm pest management

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation’s General Secretariat, organized a virtual lecture on “Integration of biotechnology products for date palm pest management”, presented by Dr. Mohamed Al Saeed Saleh Al Zmeiti, Pesticides Professor, Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University, Arab Republic of Egypt...

The second set of booklets, under the series 50 Booklets in the in the Year of Fiftieth

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, the Award’s General Secretary published the Second set of booklets (10 booklets), under the series “50 Booklets in the Year of Fiftieth”, which was which was launched by the award to celebrate the “Year of the Fiftieth”...

Agricultural innovation in the service of food security in the UAE

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation’s General Secretariat, organized a virtual lecture on “Agricultural innovation in the service of food security”, presented by Mr. Hamed Ahmed Al Hamed, Founder of Gracia Agricultural Group, in the United Arab Emirates, on Monday 27th of September, 2021, with the attendance of 117 experts and specialists representing 18 countries. Dr. Abdelouahhab Zaid, Award’s Secretary General...

Isolation and characterization of the gene responsible for date palm gender determination

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation’s General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture on “Isolation and characterization of the gene responsible for date palm gender determination”, presented by Dr. Mohei Eldin Sulaiman, Biotechnology Professor, College of Agriculture, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, on Monday 13th of September, 2021, with the attendance of 94 experts and specialists representing 17 Arab countries...

Agricultural environments, sustainable date palm production systems in the Sultanate of Oman.

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation’s General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture on the “Agricultural environments, sustainable date palm production systems in the Sultanate of Oman”, presented by Dr. Rashid Al Yahyaei, Professor of Plant Sciences, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, on Monday 30th of August, 2021...

Date Palm Research Network to Promote Sustainable Agriculture.

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation’s General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture on the “The role of the Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Land (ACSAD), in developing date palm cultivation in the Arab countries”, presented by Dr. Nasr Eldin ALObaid, Director General, ACSAD...

launching 10 scientific publications from the “50 Booklets series in the 50th Year” initiative

Under the directives of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, the Award’s General Secretary launches the first batch of the “50 Booklets series” initiative,,,

Developing the Date Palm Cultivation, and Agricultural Innovation sectors in the UAE

Under the directives of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, the Award’s General Secretariat signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, and the United Arab Emirates University...

“Bio-Stimulants for sustainable agriculture in oasis ecosystem towards improving date palm tolerance to biotic and abiotic stress”

The General Secretariat of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, has recently released a new book entitled “Bio-Stimulants for sustainable agriculture in oasis ecosystem towards improving date palm tolerance to biotic and abiotic stress”, in English, authored by Dr. Abdelilah Meddich, Cadi Ayyad University, Faculty of Science...

A platform for research, technology and innovation, for the integrated production system of the Date Palm AARINENA 's efforts and achievements in developing the date palm cultivation sector.

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture on the “Efforts and achievements of the Association of Agricultural Research Institutions...

ICARDA's efforts and achievements in developing the date palm cultivation sector in the GCC

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture on the “ICARDA's efforts and achievements in developing the date palm cultivation sector in the GCC”, presented by H.E.  Ali Abu Sabea, ICARDA’s Director General...

The Arab Society for Plant Protection and its role in spreading awareness on Date Palm Pest Management

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture on the “The Arab Society for Plant Protection and its role in spreading awareness on Date Palm Pest Management”, presented by Dr. Ibrahim Al Jubouri, President of the Arab Society for Plant Protection, on Monday 12th of July, 2021...

Nominations are now open for “Date Palm International Photography” competition in its 13th session, 2022, and “Date Palm International Poetry” competition in its 6th session, 2022.

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation Board of Trustees, the Award’s General Secretariat announced opening candidature for the “Date Palm International Photography” competition in its Thirteenth session, 2022...

Introducing the Award’s categories criteria, and inviting the world to participate

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture entitled “Introducing the Award’s categories criteria, and inviting the world to participate”, presented by Prof. Franz J. Hoffmann, President of the Award’s Scientific Committee, along with the committee members,  Dr. Jose Lgnacio Cubero, Dr. Harrison Hughes, Dr. Yvonne Martell, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdullah, Dr. Samir Al-Shaker, and Dr. Fatima Al-Ansari, on Monday 14th of June, 2021...

The Sustainable Oasis initiative, a role model for adapting to climate change

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture on the “The “Sustainable Oasis” initiative, a role model for adapting to climate change”, presented by H.E. Eng. Mohamed Bachri, Director of Strategy and Cooperation at the National Agency for the Development of Oasis and Argan Regions, in the Kingdom of Morocco...

The 7th International Date Palm Conference, to be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,

H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, praised the generous patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan...

Achievements of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development, in developing the Date Palm cultivation and Date Production sectors

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretariat, organized a scientific virtual lecture on the “Achievements of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development, in developing the Date Palm cultivation and Date Production sectors”, presented by H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Al Dhukheiri, Director General, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD)...

Nominations are now open for the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, in its Fourteenth Session, 2022.

Under the directives of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation Board of Trustees, the Award’s General Secretariat announced...

Launching the 50 Booklets series in the 50th Year initiative

Under the directives of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, the Award’s General Secretary launches the “50 Booklets series in the 50th Year” initiative...

Nutritional Benefits of Dates

Under the directives of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Award’s Board of Trustees, the Award’s General Secretariat Organized a scientific virtual lecture on the “Nutritional Benefits of Dates”, presented by Eng. Nada Zuhair AlAdeeb...

Specifying a day for the Award winners’ presentations during the 7th International Date Palm Conference

Under the directives of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm & Agricultural Innovation Board of Trustees, the Award’s Scientific Committee annual meeting was held virtually on the 24th of March, 2021...

Announcing the winners of the “Date Palm International Photography " competition, in its Twelfth session, 2021.

The Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation General Secretariat, announced the winners’ names of “Date Palm International Photography " competition, in its Twelfth session, 2021, organized by the Award...

Measuring the impact of the Award’s achievements at the local, regional and international levels

Under the directives of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation Board of Trustees, the Award’s General Secretariat published a book on "Measuring the impact of the Award’s achievements at the local, regional and international levels", prepared by “Hail Agricultural consultancy”...

Mansour Masts operetta in the opening of the Virtual Winners Honoring Ceremony of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, in its 13th session, 2021

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and with the presence of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation Board of Trustees...

Khalifa International Award signs 4 Memorandum of Understanding, during the Award’s Winners Honoring Ceremony, 2021

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs. In the presence of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence...

H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, chairs the 14th Annual Award's Board of Trustees meeting.

H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation Board of Trustees, chaired on Tuesday, 16th of March, 2021, the 14th Annual Award's Board of Trustees’ meeting

H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Honors the winners of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, in its 13th session, with an important virtual attendance.

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and with the attendance of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan...

The technical pathway to add date palm fibers to the natural fiber category

Under the directives of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Award’s Board of Trustees, the Award’s General Secretariat organized the third virtual scientific lecture, for the cultural season, 2021...

Announcement of the Date Palm Poetry competition's winners In its Fifth Session, 2021

The General Secretariat of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation (KIADPAI) announces the winners of the "Date Palm Poetry" competition in its 5th Session 2021, which is under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan...

Announcing the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation winners in its Thirteenth session, 2021

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation expressed his appreciation for the care the Award...

The date palm is an opportunity to rebuild the economy in a way that supports a green recovery

Under the directives of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Award’s Board of Trustees, the Award’s General Secretariat organized the virtual scientific session “The Khalifa Award Report- Bridging Boundaries” on Monday the 8th of February, 2021, presented by Dr. Abdelouahhab Zaid, Prof. Award’s Secretary General, and Professor Harrison Hughs from the United States, in the attendance also...

Conservation of date palm key to reducing global inequality and creating a more sustainable world

The Khalifa Award, under the directives and supervision of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan has today released its report: ‘Bridging boundaries: how can bio-regional collaboration convert the date palm industry into a successful model of the bio-circular economy?...

Good Agricultural Practices and mechanism of achieving the “Global Gap” certification

Under the directives of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Award’s Board of Trustees, the Award’s General Secretariat resumed the virtual scientific lectures series, for the cultural season, 2021, after the great success achieved...

Date Palm Diseases and Pests

Under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, the Award’s General Secretariat issued a book entitled “Date Palm Diseases and Pests” by Dr. Walid Abdul-Ghani Kaakeh, Diseases and Agricultural Pests expert...

Dates, a rich source of food industry innovations

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “Dates, a rich source of food industry innovations”, by Eng. Emad Eissa, Postgraduate diploma in Food Production, consultant in date productions industry, on Wednesday the 23rd of December, 2020...

Date palm adaptation to climate changes and environmental challenges

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “Date palm adaptation to climate changes and environmental challenges”, by Dr. Abdulbaset Ouda, Physiology and Date Palm Horticulture Professor, Date Palm Specialist...

Dates Quality and the requirements of the European and international market

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “Dates Quality and the requirements of the European and international market”, by Mr. Mohsen BuJabal, Chairman of the Board of Directors of BuJabal Company, Former Director of Planning...

Horticultural intensification Sustainability, to meet the Arab agricultural challenges

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “Horticultural intensification Sustainability, to meet the Arab agricultural challenges”, by Dr. Sharif ALSharbasi, International expert in Date Palm cultivation and production, Former Director of the Date Palm Central Laboratory...

‘’Nakhilna’’ initiative, to promote dietary diversity and ensure its sustainability

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “Integrated management initiative to combat date palm pests (Nakhilna)”, by Eng. Hamda Mahmoud Balshawareb, Acting Head of Plant Health Department, Ministry of Climate Change...

ADNEC announces the opening of the Abu Dhabi Date Palm Virtual Platform in strategic partnership with Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company (ADNEC) has announced the opening of the Abu Dhabi Date Palm Virtual Platform tomorrow (Monday), in strategic partnership with the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation...

“Red palm weevil: past, present and future”

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting Red palm weevil: past, present and future”, by Dr. Jose Romeno Faleiro, International Advisor, on Wednesday the 11th of October, 2020. The lecture was attended by 63 participants, representing 13 countries, among which are members of the Date Palm Friends Society in the UAE, date palm farmers, and Agricultural experts.

“Dates Value Chain and International Marketing”

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “Dates Value Chain and International Marketing”, by Dr. Abdallah Oihabi, International Advisor, Former FAO Country Representative in KSA, on Sunday the 11th of October, 2020. The lecture was attended by (78) participants, representing (12) Arab countries, among which are members of the Date Palm Friends Society in the UAE, date palmfarmers, and Agricultural experts...

The Jordanian Experience in Dates Production, Modern cultivation and great competition.

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “The Jordanian Experience in Dates Production”, by Eng. Anwar Haddad, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Jordan Dates Association, on Wednesday the 7th of October, 2020...

The Obstacles Facing Date Palm Farmers and Producers

...Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “The Obstacles Facing Date Palm Farmers and Date Producers”, by Dr. Ismail Al Hosani, Agricultural Advisor, on Wednesday the 23rd of September 2020

Launching the Jordanian Dates strategy in a joint cooperation between the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture, Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation and the Jordanian Dates Association

The Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture launched today Sunday the 20th of September 2020, in cooperation with Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, and the Jordanian Dates Association...

The effect of agricultural operations on the production of good dates

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “The effect of agricultural operations on the production of good dates”, by Dr. Abdallah Ben Abdallah, Agricultural Advisor, FAO, on Sunday the 13th of September, 2020. The lecture was attended by...

A poetic Booklet entitled “Date Palm Poetry” - 40 poems

Under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, President of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation Board of Trustees, the Award issued a poetic Booklet entitled “Date Palm Poetry”, which includes the best 40 poems...

Maximizing the Added value of Dates

Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation organized a virtual lecture, presenting “Maximizing the Added value of Dates”, by Dr. Amgad El-Kady, Executive Director of Food and Agro Industries Technology Center. (FAITC), Ministry of Trade and Industry...

Invitation to attend a live virtual discussion session about the application mechanism to the Award’s categories

The General Secretariat of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation presents you its best regards...

“Hope Probe” A message and evidence from the UAE to the World

Dr. Abdelouahhab Zaid, Secretary General of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation said that the “Hope Probe” that was launched on Monday morning the 20th of July 2020, is a milestone in the modern history of the United Arab Emirates, as it reflects...

Nahayan Mabarak Launches the Electronic Library of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation

...His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance, President of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, launched the First Electronic Library specializing in date palm cultivation, date production and agricultural innovation

Egyptian Minister of Agriculture discusses with Secretary General of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation

Mr. Al-Qusayr, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation of the Arab Republic of Egypt, held a meeting via video conference at noon on Monday, June 22, 2020, with Dr. Abdelouahhab Zaid, Secretary General of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation in the presence of Mr. Reda Baalabeki...

Jordan Values Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan's Support in Developing the Date Palm Sector

His Excellency Dr. Saleh Al-Kharashi, In-Charge Minister of Agriculture, of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, praised the depth of historical bilateral relations between the two countries, and the close cooperation under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan...

Nahayan Mabarak: We continue to turn challenges into opportunities and we are working to prepare for the post COVID-19 stage.

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and President of the Board of Trustees of the KhalifaInternational Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, the Award's General Secretariat held aspecial remote meeting using visual communication techniques...

Three new e-books were published by Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance, President of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, the Award secretariat published three new electronic books, the first is entitled (Winners’ Book -Fourth Issue 2018-2019-2020) and a second book 

Announcing the names of the winners of the competition "The Palm with Tongues in Poets", its fourth session 2020

The General Secretariat of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation announced the winners of the "Palm in the Tongues of Poets" competition in its fourth session 2020...

The winners of the "Date Palm in the Eyes of the World" competition will be announced at its eleven session of 2020

The General Secretariat of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation announced the names of the winners of the International Photography Competition; "The Date Palm in the Eyes of the World" at its eleven session of 2020...

Nahayan Mabarak: Approved the Names of the Winners for the Award

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, President of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, expressed his appreciation for the support received from the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan...

On the Occasion of the Year of Tolerance Nahayan Mabarak launches a Scientific Book "International Efforts to Combat Red Palm Weevil"

H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, has launched a new book entitled"International Efforts to Combat the Red Palm Weevil"......

Arabia CSR Award 2019

The General Secretariat of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation won the 12th Arab Award for Social Responsibility at the 12th Session of the 2019 in the category of Corporate and International Cooperation. The award was honored during a ceremony held by the Arab Network for Corporate Social Responsibility on Wednesday evening, 02 October 2019 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dubai, UAE.

Opening of the Nomination Period for Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation 12th session, 2020

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...

Nominations open for date palm award

The General Secretariat of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation (KIADPAI) announced Thursday that it has now opened nominations for candidates for the 12th session KIADPAI 2020 awards.

The winners of the "Date Palm in the Eyes of the World" competition 2019

The General Secretariat of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation announced the names of the winners of the International Photography Competition; "The Date Palm in the Eyes of the World" at its Tenth session of 2019...

Abu Dhabi Declaration On Red Palm Weevil

We the agriculture ministers and heads of delegation of countries attending the donor ministerial meeting to support the trust fund and the regional program to combat Red Palm Weevil (RPW) convened on Saturday 9 March in Abu Dhabi:

Nahayan Mabarak honours winners of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation (2019)

Under the patronage of H.H Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, H.H Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Chairman of Board of Trustees of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, honoured, yesterday...

Nahayan Mabarak honors winners of Distinguished and Innovative Farmer Award (2019)

After that, H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance, honoured the winners of the Distinguished and Innovative Farmer Award organized by the Secretariat General of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, in cooperation with Al FOAH Company...

Under the patronage of Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs,  H.E. Mariam Bint Mohammed AL Muhairi Minister of State for Food Security on behalf of H.H Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan,...

Abu Dhabi Declaration On Red Palm Weevil
  • We the agriculture ministers and heads of delegation of countries attending the donor ministerial meeting to support the trust fund and the regional program to combat Red Palm Weevil (RPW) convened on Saturday 9 March in Abu Dhabi:
UAE to Host Conference of Agricultural Ministers of World’s Date Producing and Processing Countries in March

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the UAE is set to host the Conference of Agricultural Ministers of the World’s Date Producing and Processing Countries.

Number 75, December 2018

CONTENTS

  • Editorial- Soil Borne Diseases of Cereals: Their Impact on Global Cereal Production and Potential Approaches for Management
  • CROP PROTECTION NEWS FROM ARAB AND NEAR EAST COUNTRIES
  • INVASIVE AND NEW PESTS
  • RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

 

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...

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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