​General Director

The agricultural and food sector in Abu Dhabi is experiencing a remarkable transformation, propelled by the unwavering support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, may God protect him, and His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President of the UAE, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Presidential Court, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA). ADAFSA has been able to implement ambitious strategic plans that have contributed to the development of the agricultural sector, both plant and animal, increasing productivity, and enhancing the food security and biosecurity system.

Through this support and the collaboration of our partners, we have achieved significant strides in modernizing farming practices, enhancing farm infrastructure, and implementing smart support programs for farmers. These encompass training, capacity building, and the promotion of innovative practices, including the adoption of smart farming technologies. Furthermore, we have spearheaded the development of innovative solutions to address the challenges faced by both plant and animal agriculture. Our commitment to ensuring food safety across the entire supply chain, from farm to consumer, adheres to the highest international quality standards.

The adoption and advancement of these strategic initiatives mark significant progress towards establishing a sustainable agricultural sector that contributes to the enhancement of food security in Abu Dhabi. By prioritizing societal well-being and aligning with the visionary objectives of our leadership, we are poised to lead globally in the realm of food security. We remain steadfast in our dedication to working closely with our partners to achieve even greater milestones, positioning Abu Dhabi as a regional and global leader in food security through sustainable agriculture practices and robust food safety measures.


Saeed Al Bahri Salem Al Ameri

Director General


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