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Bill Gates to address Abu Dhabi Agriculture Forum

posted on 16/01/2014: 1246 views



Bill Gates, world-renowned innovator and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will address the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, GFIA, opening ceremony in Abu Dhabi on 3rd February.

"We are delighted to have the support of Bill Gates and his team at the Gates Foundation. The work that the Gates Foundation undertakes in support of agricultural innovation is of critical importance in reducing poverty and improving food security for millions of families across Africa and Asia. Those attending GFIA will undoubtedly be inspired by Mr. Gates' dynamism, innovation and entrepreneurship," said Mark Beaumont, GFIA Project Director.

The solutions-driven event is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and will run from Feb 3rd-5th at Abu Dhabi's National Exhibitions Company, ADNEC.

Mr. Gates and other world-leading experts in the fields of agricultural innovation and research will give their Visions for an Agricultural Revolution. - Emirates News Agency, WAM

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