Growing food… without soil

According to a 2010 report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, the UAE is dependent on imports for 85-90 percent of its food needs. Azzato said that the company’s fully computerized system, which makes use of a high-tech greenhouse, enables them to grow salads year-round, thereby lessening the need for imports that can be costly, in both financial and environmental terms. In an area dominated by the desert – the highest recorded temperature in the…

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Growing food… without soil

According to a 2010 report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, the UAE is dependent on imports for 85-90 percent of its food needs. Azzato said that the company’s fully computerized system, which makes use of a high-tech greenhouse, enables them to grow salads year-round, thereby lessening the need for imports that can be costly, in both financial and environmental terms. In an area dominated by the desert – the highest recorded temperature in the…

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