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Pierre Herben: Dreaming of a Green Desert

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This week, Farming First spokesperson Pierre Herben, Chief Technology Officer of Yara participated in the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture conference held in Abu Dhabi.

Among the many innovative projects bringing food security and environmental sustainability to previously disused land, the Sahara Forest Project was showcased as an exciting example. In the following blog for Reuters Alertnet, Mr Herben explains how this pilot facility in Qatar provides a blueprint for ‘greening’ desert lands.

Sahara Forest Project

View the full article on Reuters Alertnet here.

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