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  1. Date Palms • College of Humanities & Social Sciences • Emirates Society Zia Ur Rehman Said – 200834681 Khaled Aref Reza – 201250296 Instructor: Dr. Amber Haque Spring 2014

  2. Content • Historical background of the Date Palm • Significance of the tree to the UAE • Visual characteristics of the different types of date palms  • Sheikh Zayed’s order about using the trees in public areas • Modern influences and developments – Date Palm • The export of date palms and the new type of confectionery using the dates

  3. Historical Background

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  6. Historical Background

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  8. Historical Background

  9. Significance of the tree to the UAE • History/Culture and heritage • Agriculture/Economy • Environment/Beauty • Health Benefits

  10. Characteristics of the Different Types of Date Palm

  11. Characteristics of the Different Types of Date Palm

  12. Characteristics of the Different Types of Date Palm

  13. Characteristics of the Different Types of Date Palm

  14. Freedom of use – Date Palms His Highness the late Sheikh Zayed: Anyone can use the dates from palm trees, if: • It is not on a private farm i.e. public trees • It is for personal consumption • It is not for trade purposes • It is harvested in fair amounts May his soul rest in peace…

  15. Significance of the Palm Tree Modern times The Palm Islands, Dubai

  16. Use of Dates in hospitality

  17. International date festival • Date museum • Date climbing • Date theatre • Date tasting • Date kitchen • Date photography

  18. UAE date confectionery

  19. UAE date export • Date palm trees exported to countries like Niger, Nambia, Somalia, Jordan etc. Used as/for: • Food source • Trade businesses • Agricultural development • Dates are exported to countries like KSA and UK for consumption

  20. “Provide me with sustainable agriculture and I will ensure you a civilized society…” -His Highness Sheikh Zayed

  21. Thank you for your attention!

  22. References • http://www.awm-datepalm.com/en/market/index.htm • www.datepalmfestival.com • http://www.alkhaleej.ae/supplements/page/97c0ed12-9fd2-4d2c-870d-1f42b2af8044 • www.google.com • www.wikipedia.org • http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/heritage-culture/significance-of-palm-trees-highlighted-at-festival-1.717224 • http://www.diet-tree.com/health-benefits-of-dates.php