Indian women expats to promote organic farming in Dubai

Indian women expats are organising an event in Dubai on Friday where they will give tips about organic farming practices. These women have formed a Facebook group named Vayalum Veedum (Farm and Home) which stresses on organic farming.

In the programme, women experts will give advice on organic farming.
In the programme, women experts will give advice on organic farming. Photo courtesy: farmlandgrab.org

Other highlights of the programme will be speeches by Malayalam film actress Aswathy Menon and social activist Honey Bhaskaran.

In the programme, women experts will give advice on organic farming and they will also supply plants and seeds free of charge. It will also discuss toxic foods, wrong dietary practices and lifestyles that cause diseases and will encourage women to keep a better lifestyle and eat healthy food.

There will also be an exhibition of organic agricultural products, a quiz contest and cultural programmes.

The programme will be inaugurated by Jehaina Hassan Al Ali, principal food studies and surveys officer in the Food Safety Department of Dubai Municipality. The event will be held from 3 pm at Gulf Model School and is open to only women and no prior registration is needed for participation.

Mini Alias, a senior farming coordinator in the group and an agriculture specialist at Dubai Habitat School, will lecture on best agricultural practices.

Author
Ashraf Jamal
Ashraf Jamal – Senior Writer

Ashraf Jamal brings a rare depth to writing equipped with a degree in journalism, a postgraduate degree in political science, and a degree in law from the Allahabad University. His experience includes editing and publishing the Northern India Patrika and writing for Times of India for almost a decade covering just about any topic under the sun including NRIs and Indian diaspora.

Comments
Poll

Does real estate in India continue to attract you as an investment opportunity?

  • Yes - source of highest returns
  • Average - depends on the project
  • No - now I invest in the resident country
Answer
Write your story

Contribute an Article

Learn more