Emirates Development Bank
Emirates Development Bank (EDB) is the key financial engine for the economic development and industrial advancement of the UAE with the mission to foster a healthy, sustainable, and self-reliant economy. Given its developmental mandate, EDB provides favourable financing solutions to SMEs and corporates domiciled in the UAE and engaged in sectors of strategic priority to the nation, including food security. In alignment with the UAE’s National Food Security Strategy 2051, EDB supports companies and developmental projects in areas such as agriculture advanced technologies, food production, and farming. Beyond financing, the Bank also offers entrepreneurs and SMEs in particular a selection of digital banking products and education programmes tailored to business start-up requirements. Through collaborations with strategic partners such as the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, EDB enables drivers of innovation to address opportunities and challenges in UAE food security.