Dubai Ruler said provision of community farming has many health and social benefits
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, was briefed on Monday on how the Ministry of Community Development is providing greenhouses for disabled people and senior citizens in the UAE.
The Cabinet, during the final meeting at Expo 2020 Dubai on Monday, approved the Community Farming initiative, which provides widows, divorced women, elderly and disabled people with greenhouses in order to maintain food security, support family cohesion and increase income.
Following the visit, Sheikh Mohammed said the provision of community farming has many health and social benefits.
“Today, I was briefed on the experience of community farming, where the Ministry of Community Development provides the requirements of greenhouses for people of determination and senior citizens,” Sheikh Mohammed said in a tweet.
“This move assists them in attaining a lifestyle that has many health, physical and social benefits through this beautiful agricultural activity.”
Updated: March 22, 2022, 6:13 AM