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Below Farm: WEF Poster Child for Food Solutions in Arid Climates

These desert-grown mushrooms don’t take up much room 🍄

As part of their Food Ecosystems in Arid Climates challenge led by Uplink, the Ministry of Economy and Planning of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are seeking food entrepreneurs who are generating innovative solutions to achieve food security amidst intensified droughts and desertification, and are delivering on the availability, access and management of food on land and sea.

Below Farm was featured by the World Economic Forum to showcase the innovative solutions that are used to deliver the ambitious food security goals in the Middle East region. For example, did you know the United Arab Emirates strives to become a net exporter of food? These nations are creating enabling environment for food entrepreneurs, including Below Farm.

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