FOODSEC - Middle East Food Security is a Virtual Summit and Expo taking place from 24-25 March 2021.

The event is an inter-regional platform with a B2B & B2G international trade expo and summit presenting developments in Food Security at all spatial levels from local, to global markets and from an interdisciplinary and systemic food systems perspective.

The event will feature participation from C-level executives, thought leaders, government decision makers, focused investors, entrepreneurs, corporates, food executives, researchers, technology experts, innovators, from across the agriculture and food production supply chain, to uncover disruption within the industry and identify the right business models to commercialize and scale the next generation of solutions.


EXPOrience the Future

A new way to experience an Exhibition. A virtual event works very much the same as our in-person events, with many of our physical features transferring across to the digital experience. The Event will run for 48 Hours from 24 March 2021, Gulf Standard Time – 10:00hrs or GMT+4, to make sure global attendance from all time zones. All you need is a desktop, laptop, tablet or phone, and you can digitally attend from the safety and comfort of your office or home.
Transforming food systems is crucial for delivering the Sustainable Development Goals. Middle East FOODSEC is pleased to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The Event Features



The Expo will feature the latest products, services, technologies and equipment to industry buyers. The exhibitors will have the opportunity to expand connections, launch new products, build new business partnerships and engage with one of the fastest growing markets in the world.


The Summit will feature a stellar line-up of speakers, presentations, case studies and panel discussions providing access to a wealth of industry-leading knowledge, information exchange, cutting-edge insights and outlooks with actionable takeaways. Engage in thought-provoking discussions and share latest best practices, challenges and thought leadership on ways to improve the local production. Discuss and share the most recent research results and international best practices regarding food security, sustainability and innovation.

Unique Offerings

Product Showcase
Present new products and services in the Product Showcase. Similar to on-stand presentations, you can showcase your products and services.
Exhibitor Virtual Booth
Similar to a live event, you will have a presence at the event.
Generate New Leads
The meetings function within the Event lets you to connect with the highest level of tech trade industry professionals with direct purchasing power.
Watch Live
Watch presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions from top industry thought-leaders all day, every day!

1-2-1 Meetings
Use our innovative virtual event to connect and share ideas. Schedule individual meetings and network with industry professionals.
Comment and question in real time. Spark conversations with your fellow attendees.
Webinars & Round Tables
Attend live sessions debates and forums from industry experts covering a range of key areas.
Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service. Imagine the event as a Virtual Netflix.


H.E. Yerlan Baidaulet

Director General
Islamic Organisation for Food Security

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Maciej Golubiewski

Head of Cabinet Wojciechowski, EU Commissioner for Agriculture
European Commission

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Rachid Serraj

Delivery Manager
Regional Initiative on Small-Scale Family Farming
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Andre Laperriere

Executive Director
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN)

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Dawood Suleiman Al-Yahyai

Acting Director General of Fisheries Research
Ministry of Agriculture Wealth, Fisheries and Water Resources
Sultanate of Oman

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Philippos Papageorgiou

Director of Aquaculture
National Fisheries Development Program
Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Fatema AlMulla

Senior Research Analyst
UAE Food and Water Security Office

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Salvatore Lavallo

Acting Head of FDI
Abu Dhabi Investment Office

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Lina Abdelfattah

Senior Research Assistant
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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Professor Chris Elliott

Professor of Food Safety at Queen's University Belfast and founder of the Institute for Global Food Security
Queens University Belfast

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Dr. Shamal Mohammed

Chief Technical Officer
Agri-EPI centre- UK

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