UAE venture builder hatch & boost tackles regional food security

  • Date: 15-Aug-2022
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Country: UAE
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UAE venture builder hatch & boost tackles regional food security

- World of Farming (WoF) aims to reduce soaring costs of livestock feed through its patent-pending circular farming proprietary technology that will enable local farmers to grow sustainable & fresh animal feed all year-round in the desert.

- WoF’s technology is set to cut greenhouse gas emissions from conventional animal feed production & transportation, which is the second largest source of emissions globally, (about 41 percent of total emissions), through the sustainable local production of fodder.

- WoF is working towards building the first full circular & integrated on-site vertical farm with a total output of 3,000 metric tons of fresh animal feed per year.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Hatch & Boost Ventures, ADGM, an Abu Dhabi-based venture builder dedicated to ‘hatching’ startup ideas at the intersection of impact and innovation, and boosting them into scalable ventures, has announced the launch of its first agritech startup in its portfolio, World of Farming (WoF).

As the world faces unprecedented food security challenges, exacerbated by the pressure of rising global temperatures and limited water supply, World of Farming (WoF) is introducing a first-of-its-kind hydroponic fodder (livestock feed) farming methodology for the meat and dairy industry to the Middle East market, which aims to address these