Proceedings from the strategic goals of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation in spreading the culture of interest in the date palm tree at the local, regional and international levels and enhancing the pioneering role of the UAE in the service of the blessed tree under the leadership of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE (May god protect him), and the support of H.H. Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, the close follow up by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and the directives of H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistance, President of the Award’s Board of Trustees.