Launched in 2017, The National Research and Development Center for Sustainable Agriculture (Estidamah) is dedicated to conducting applied research for the development of innovative agricultural solutions and supporting sustainable and resilient food systems. The center prioritizes food security and the promotion of environmentally sustainable agricultural practices while also addressing the challenges posed by climate change. Estidamah 's efforts include enhancing water use efficiency, implementing measures to monitor and control the depletion of freshwater resources in the Kingdom, and developing strategies to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change.
Estidamah Center also has a key objective of knowledge management, fostering collaborations in cutting-edge research, and providing effective training and consultation services. These initiatives are aimed at developing agricultural systems and conducting research and practical experiments in various fields such as protected agriculture, integrated pest management, bio fertilizers, integrated management of organic waste, climate-smart agriculture, and localization of modern agricultural technologies. The center strives to facilitate innovation that supports sustainable agriculture and promotes the adoption of best practices through conceptual development and practical applications.
The international event is organized by The National Research and Development Center for Sustainable Agriculture (Estidamah) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture. It serves as a platform to showcase the latest international research, studies, and practices in the field of agricultural sustainability. The event also highlights the most recent technologies and innovations that contribute to sustainable agriculture.
The forum will feature lectures and seminars that showcase the latest global practices, research, and studies pertaining to sustainable agriculture. In addition, there will be engaging discussion sessions, presentations, and workshops facilitated by international experts and specialists. The event will also provide a platform for national and international companies to exhibit and present their latest innovations and experiences in the field of sustainable agriculture.
Contributing to the achievement of national and international targets for sustainable agricultural development.
Stimulating research and innovation in the agricultural field to create more efficient agricultural production systems.
Providing & creating opportunities for collaboration, idea exchange, and the transfer and localization of modern agricultural technologies.
Increasing awareness of the importance of agriculture through knowledge and experience sharing to develop sustainable practices.
Knowledge exchange among researchers and experts in the field of sustainable agriculture.
Enhancing relationships between researchers, scientists, and specialized organizations to build professional networks and exchange ideas in the field of sustainable agriculture.