UAE: Abu Dhabi Articles & Analysis

Abu Dhabi is the largest of the seven emirates that comprise the UAE, in terms of both its land mass and economy, and home to the majority of the country’s energy production and reserves. While the emirate is home to the world’s sixth-largest proven oil reserves, financial buffers have helped it diversify and yield steady non-oil revenues.

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Against the backdrop of global discussions about sustainability and urban planning, Abu Dhabi is hosting a series of events aimed at addressing modern challenges of urban development and fostering new avenues for sustainable growth.

Abu Dhabi has unveiled a series of programmes aimed at boosting food security by encouraging innovation in the agri-tech and processing segments, while also incentivising international food firms to establish a presence in the emirate.

Focused on boosting visitor numbers and overall investment in the tourism sector, Abu Dhabi has announced a reduction in fees placed on hotels, as well as funding for a three-year promotional campaign.

On March 12 the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT...

 

Having declared its independence from Britain in 1971 as part of the federation of the UAE, the emirate of Abu Dhabi has significantly raised its political and economic profile in the intervening years, both regionally and internationally. While the emirate is home to the world’s sixth-largest proven oil reserves, financial buffers have helped...

 

What initiatives are under way to create an ecosystem supportive of young entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

 

What role does the DCD play in Abu Dhabi’s social development priorities, and what metrics will be used to ensure the success of its programmes?