Sheikh Dr. Majid Al Qassimi on the nexus between soil health and food security
Welcome to the first episode of our new series, Climate Leaders – Rising up to COP28. We’ll share inspiring stories of sustainability leaders and climate champions, driving impact from our region to the world.
We’re joined today by Sheikh Dr. Majid Sultan Al Qassimi. Until 2021, Dr. Majid was the Advisor to the Minister regarding all things Food and Agriculture, at the UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment. He’s now a founding partner at Soma Mater where they develop Food Security and Sustainability strategies and solutions for private sector and governments. We talk about his journey to becoming a climate leader, food security and the importance of soil, and his expectations for COP28.
A special thanks to the Dubai Government Media Office for their support of this special series, which is also where we recorded this conversation.
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