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The world’s largest dedicated expo of sustainable agriculture solutions

When GFIA was launched in 2014 at the invitation of the Abu Dhabi government, it leveraged partnerships with 40 powerful organisations including the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the World Bank, that wanted a platform to show the world how technology gives us the only real chance of feeding nine billion people without destroying the environment.

With an established edition in Abu Dhabi, the first edition of GFIA Europe took place in the Netherlands, the region’s largest exporter of agricultural produce, in May 2017.

In 2018 GFIA Europe will be co-located with VIV Europe and Future Food Manufacturing to bring thousands of key buyers and decisions makers concerned with smart food production from around the world to Utrecht, the Netherlands.

GFIA is your platform to do business with thousands of buyers and procurement managers from food producers and growers, agribusinesses, governments and resellers & distributors.


GFIA Europe 2017: a successful first edition


  • 2565attendees from 65 countries
  • 80+exhibitors from 25 countries
  • 89%of visitors were successful in meeting their objectives
  • 90%of exhibitors were successful in meeting their objectives
  • 50new innovations presented
  • 200+delegates


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News & Views


The first international week for smart food production will take place in 2018 to unite the food and agricultural industries to discuss technology transformation for sustainable growth.

July 26, 2017

The first International Week for Smart Food Production will take place from 18 – 22 June 2018, in the Netherlands, and…

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Smart Technology and digital solutions drive the agenda of the first european edition of the global forum for innovations in agriculture in the netherlands

May 24, 2017

The first European edition of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, GFIA Europe, welcomed an internationa

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Connecterra launches ‘intelligent’ cow-monitoring system

May 9, 2017

An ‘intelligent’ cow-monitoring system, “Ida”, launched today at GFIA Europe 2017, is the first to use artificial intelligence to provide dairy farmers with insights and recommendations for improving productivity, animal welfare and overall herd health.

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