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Agra Middle East
Monday 9 October 2023
Tuesday 10 October 2023
Dubai World Trade CenterDubai, UAE

Dr Pierre Broun
Director - Climate-Proof Agriculture at NEOM


Dr. Pierre Broun leads NEOM Food Sector’s Agriculture Pillar, focused on leveraging plant science and technology to bring innovation from farm to plate. He previously led plant science for prominent food companies in Europe, and served as the director of Nestle’s research and development center in France. In addition, he co-founded Ninole Cacao, a cacao company in Hawaii, which aims to apply science in harmony with nature. Dr. Broun holds a degree in agronomy from AgroParisTech, as well as a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Biometrics from Cornell University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Opening Keynote - Agriculture at NEOM: Meeting the challenges of climate resilience, food security and sustainability