Regenerative Agriculture Venture Programme

Transformative journey to develop entrepreneurship skills in the domain of research-based regenerative agriculture solutions.

Finalists

substantial agriculture, sustainable farming, bio farming, regenerative agricolture, agriculture farming, sustainable farming ecosystem

Farm as an ecosystem

KAUST University, Saudi Arabia

Healthy Soil Regeneration

Transforming the monoculture farm system into a more diverse, resilient, and self-sustaining ecosystem, creating a farm-resources closed system that mimics nature. This includes both agriculture practices and a self-farm microbiome bioreactor.

Researcher(s)

Ahmed Elhady

waste management, food security, regenerative agriculture, global food security

Smart Encapsulation of Plant Growth Factor for Elevated Germination in Wheat Seeds

KAUST University, Saudi Arabia

Minimizing Chemical Footprint

Revolutionizing agriculture, MePhSIN, a groundbreaking nano-platform, encapsulates plant growth regulators, unlocking a new era of enhanced crop resilience, doubling wheat production by 2050, and overcoming challenges in global food security.

Researcher(s)

Katya Michelle Aguilar Perez

regenerative agriculture, environmental awareness, environmental awareness solutions, agriculture and farming

Conservation agriculture (zero tillage) and organic transactions

Individual, Turkey

Diversified Crops

Conservation agriculture and organic agriculture (zero tillage) of olive trees

Researcher(s)

Yousef Hallak

regenerative agriculture, sustainability solution, climate action, sustainable, sustainable water conservation

More Drop, More Crop

Individual, UAE

Technological solutions

Sustainable Water Conservation Techniques for Arid Regions.

Researcher(s)

Khalil Ur Rahman, Mohammad Khalifa Bin Thaleth

bio farming, environmental sustainability, regenerative agriculture, agriculture ecosystem

MicroFert

Heliopolis University, Egypt 

Technological solutions

Natural customized bio-products with a beneficial impact on the environmental and agricultural ecosystem. Designed to boost crop productivity and enhance soil fertility.

Researcher(s)

Hend Elsawey, Rahma Ahmed Mohamed

 

bio farming, environmental sustainability, regenerative agriculture, agriculture ecosystem

System Farming Method

Individual, UAE

Technological solutions

Systemic Farming Method – “The Simple way of growing Food as The Medicine for everything at an affordable price”.

Researcher(s)

Thoufik Rahuman Amanullah,Dr. Gnanapragasam

Singaravel, Dr. M.Ganesan

bio farming, farming and agriculture, regenerative agriculture

Systemic Farming, carbon sequestration for future food security

Heliopolis University, Egypt 

Biofertilizers

“Cyanoboost” is a bio-fertilizer product that enhance the whole plant growth performance, improve the extracted essential oils, and increase the diversity of the rhizospheric microbiome in medicinal plants.

Researcher(s)

Doaa Ibrahim, Eman Nour El-deen Hamed

food waste, environmental sustainability, regenerative agriculture

From Food Waste Rescue to Compost Production to Soil Building in the UAE and the Region

Individual, UAE

Organic fertilizers

The Waste Lab’s solution is to create an opportunity for every food scrap to become a solution for rather than a burden on our society and environment by combining nature-based principles, data-driven operations, local production and application of compost, and community engagement.

Researcher(s)

Lara Hussein, Ceylan Uren, Nick Little, Sara Al Darras

environmental sustainability, farming and agriculture, sustainable farming, regenerative agriculture

Egrobots

Individual, Egypt

Technological solutions

Imagine tiny robot farmers working 24/7, protecting your crops like superheroes. Our AI-powered scouting bots see pests, diseases, and weeds before your eyes do, saving you money, time, and the environment. Boost yields, slash costs, and farm smarter, not harder. Let’s robot-fy your future!

Researcher(s)

Akhlad Alabhar, Hanan Sabry, Ahmed Thabet

regenerative agriculture, sustainable agriculture, bio farming

Sesame breeding for high-value production in hot and dry climates

KAUST University, Saudi Arabia

Diversified Crops

Improved sesame varieties could produce a high-value harvest using low inputs of fertilizer and water, while supporting local food systems and returning biomass carbon to the soil.

Researcher(s)

Conner Johnson, Jesse Poland, Ibrahim

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