Who we are

Estidamah was launched in 2017 to perform applied research and seek innovative solutions for sustainable and resilient agriculture and food systems. The center focus on ensuring food security, enhancing sustainable Agri-environmental systems, developing measures for climate change mitigation and adaptations. It strives to adopt and test novel technologies for enhancing sustainable farming practices in a number of key areas, including increasing crop production per unit area, improving integrated water management in agriculture, by boosting water use efficiency and reducing impacts on freshwater resources. 
Estidamah aims to put in place knowledge management, research collaboration and effective empowerment; to adapt and develop agricultural systems, to conduct research and applied experiments in areas of protected cultivation, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), biofertilization, integrated management of organic waste, Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) and localization of modern cultivation technologies. The center tries to facilitate innovation which will support and develop sustainable agriculture and expand its applications


Estidamah adopts eight (8) major fields, including: 

  • Scientific Collaboration 

  • Innovation 

  • Information and Knowledge Sharing 

  • Research 

  • Conferences and Seminars 

  • Service Offerings 

  • Information Management 

  • Technology Development 

Estidamah Functions

  • Conduct research and experiments within the Center's domains, to bring in the latest technologies that keep up with the Kingdom’s environment.

  • Develop, bring in and localize modern innovative technologies and their practical application relevant to the center's areas of expertise.

  • Build and develop a personalized electronic database.

  • Put in place the necessary requirements to develop research programs and plans; to identify and find solutions for environmental, marketing and productivity constraints.

  • Collaborate with individuals, agencies, and specialized expert resources, both inside and outside the Kingdom.

  • Organize scientific conferences, seminars, workshops, and training courses.

  • Publish and take part in scientific output.

  • Promote awareness on the adopted sustainable agricultural practices, as well as the latest innovative technologies.

  • Provide consultations and technical support to both the public and private sectors in agricultural sustainability.

Our Values

At Estidamah, we observe the highest standards of professional behavior and ethics. We are transparent, honest, and ethical in all our interactions with staff, partners, customers.


We all are committed to serving our constituencies and helping them achieve their objectives. We spare no efforts to provide sustainable and practical agricultural technology and practices that boost product quality, quantity, and affordability.


Estidamah takes pride in providing high-value agricultural sustainability products and services, which ensure satisfaction, profitability, safety and growth.


Estidamah encourages innovation and fosters a work environment where creative thinking is encouraged and rewarded. This, in turn, would help effectively create opportunities for improvement and more cost-effective agricultural sustainable products and services.

Partnership and Teamwork:

Estidamah believes that knowledge sharing and partnership are the core of modern development, especially in agricultural sustainability. This fact helps us build our own collective strength and independence at the same time. We entertain the highest level of mutual respect to all of our partners and individuals who share our vision, mission, and values.

Our Vision

To be a leading national research and innovation center for sustainable agriculture.

Our Mission

To conduct applied research in sustainable agriculture to promote
collaboration, technology and knowledge transfer in the areas of horticulture.