Advertisement
|25 March, 2019

Abu Dhabi approves $1.5bln for water scarcity and food security R&D: Tweet

"We have directed the Executive Committee to form global partnerships that seek innovative solutions in these vital areas," Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan wrote on Twitter.

FILE PHOTO: General view of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 3, 2019. Picture taken January 3, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose.

FILE PHOTO: General view of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 3, 2019. Picture taken January 3, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/ Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo

DUBAI- Abu Dhabi's crown prince approved on Monday 5.6 billion dirhams ($1.52 billion) for research and development surrounding water scarcity and food security over the next five years.

"We have directed the Executive Committee to form global partnerships that seek innovative solutions in these vital areas," Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan wrote on Twitter.

($1 = 3.6728 UAE dirham)

Advertisement

(Reporting by Alex Cornwell, Writing by Nafisa Eltahir) ((Nafisa.Eltahir@thomsonreuters.com; +971 55 66 85163;))

More From Economy