Hamdan bin Mohammed reviews Farmers’ Souq results
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai and chairman of the High Committee for Development and Citizenship, said Dubai is committed to using all its talents to develop its agricultural sector. Part of a decree of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Increasing local agricultural productivity is the leader’s priority. This is part of sustainable development and improving the quality of life for citizens and residents of Dubai. crown prince said “Meeting consumer demand for local agricultural produce is critical to achieving the goals of our food security strategy,” he added. He expressed confidence in the ability of the people of the UAE to enhance the productivity of the local agricultural sector.
His words came as he listened to a briefing on Farmers’ Souq’s second season held at a palm plantation. and the efforts of the High Commission for Development and Civil Affairs to promote the initiative. Popular family attraction Farmer’ Souq launched by Dubai Municipality It is a free agriculture, social and investment platform. which seeks to unite Emirati farmers under one roof to sell their local produce directly to consumers.
Sheikh Hamdan met with Emirati farmers participating in the Farmers Souq program and commended their efforts in providing high quality agricultural produce to local consumers. He said the initiative has helped local farmers and small agribusinesses expand their customer base. HH Sheikh Hamdan noted that their success reflects the growing capacity of the local agriculture sector and the progress of the Dubai’s Efforts to Improve Food Security
English Dawoud Al-Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality It underscores the enthusiasm of the UAE leaders to support the local agriculture sector and further its sustainability. The municipality is committed to providing local farmers and home businesses with a free platform and logistical support to market their products, he said.
The Farmers’ Souq This season features over 50 stalls displaying high-quality produce from local Emirati farms, including fruits, vegetables, dairy, organic products, honey, dates and herbal products. Open from 5pm – 8pm every Saturday at Palm Parks until March 11, 2023.