Al Dahra UAE
United Arab Emirates
Al Dahra Agriculture UAE is a subsidiary of Al Dahra Holding, headquartered in Abu Dhabi. In 2007, it was awarded a five years fixed contract for the supply of alfalfa and other fodder and hay varieties to Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), mandated to execute the Abu Dhabi government vision to preserve national water resources and ensure long-term food and feed security. The supply contract has been renewed in 2015 for a new five years period. Similarly, Al Dahra Agriculture UAE has entered into a fixed contract over the past few years with the Abu Dhabi Farmers Service Centre (ADFSC) for the supply of feed pellets.
Al Dahra Agriculture UAE has built a demonstrated track record over the years in terms of supplying high quality feed continuously and consistently. In 2014, it delivered about 1.1 million metric tons of forage and 58,000 metric tons of high fiber pellets to the United Arab Emirates with 70 percent supply through Mina Khalifa and 30 percent supply through Jebel Ali and Oman ports. Furthermore, it operates and manages on behalf of ADFCA 19 forage distribution sites across the Emirate and the Western Region in addition to managing about 53 warehouses across various locations with the capacity to store about 210,000 metric tons of forage.
Al Dahra Agriculture UAE has established a joint venture with Agility Logistics Abu Dhabi, enabling it to seamlessly perform custom clearance, local distribution and storage operations, benefiting from a wide base of assets including warehousing facilities, transportation fleet and material handling equipment.
In addition to the Government business, Al Dahra Agriculture UAE is a key player in the commercial market, serving various dairy farms and feed customers across the region. In 2014, it delivered more than 80,000 metric tons to commercial customers.