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A year of blockade brings Qatar more closer to food security

A year of blockade brings Qatar more closer to food security

Qatar has managed to produce locally a considerable portion of its food requirements as the unjust blockade imposed on the country by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt completes one year, a panel of experts stated.

Local farm products meeting most of Qatar's needs

Local farm products meeting most of Qatar's needs

Qatar could attain self-sufficiency in the production of certain types of vegetables within two years, they told the daily.

Qatar, Australia discuss trade ties, food security

Qatar, Australia discuss trade ties, food security

Qatar and Australia are set to boost ties in various fields, it was announced on Tuesday in connection with the visit of Australia’s Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud.

Qatari firm plans factories to meet local food needs

Qatari firm plans factories to meet local food needs

“Our group is studying 16 types of factories, some of which have already started, while the others that are in the pipeline will start soon,” Qatar Businessmen Association chairman Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani announced.

‘Local agricultural products must be sold at fair price’, says food security committee

‘Local agricultural products must be sold at fair price’, says food security committee

Qatar Chamber’s Committee on Food Security and Environment has affirmed the importance of setting fair prices for Qatari agricultural products to protect local products and encourage farms owners to increase production ...

Siege has serious implications on regional stability, food security

Siege has serious implications on regional stability, food security

Ambassador Abdulaziz bin Ahmed al-Malki al-Jehni referred to the development programmes and projects implemented by Qatar and its policies to achieve national food security and self-sufficiency.

Qatar steps up efforts for food security in dryland countries

Qatar steps up efforts for food security in dryland countries

Qatar yesterday took a major step towards achieving food security for dryland countries by making Doha the new headquarters of the Global Dryland Alliance.

Farm sector to meet 50% of Qatar's needs, says minister

Farm sector to meet 50% of Qatar's needs, says minister

HE Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi was speaking at the concluding session of the sixth edition of Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (AgriteQ 2018) at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

WCM-Q’s Khayr Qatarna launch gives impetus to food security drive

WCM-Q’s Khayr Qatarna launch gives impetus to food security drive

Giving impetus to food security in the country, Project Greenhouse, part of Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar’s (WCM-Q) health campaign ‘Sahtak Awalan – Your Health First’, has launched ‘Khayr Qatarna’ (bounty of Qatar), a new phase of the project

First phase of 15 mega reservoirs to be ready by June

First phase of 15 mega reservoirs to be ready by June

QR14.5bn project is the largest of its kind in the world and can store 1,500mn gallons of water

Hassad moving closer to food self-sufficiency

Hassad moving closer to food self-sufficiency

Ali bin Hilal al-Kuwari said that internal and external investments of Hassad have contributed from the first day of the siege to achieve food security in the country.

Blockade 'opens opportunity for Asean to help Qatar'

Blockade 'opens opportunity for Asean to help Qatar'

Speaking at the ‘Qatar and Asean — Trade and Investment Opportunities’ seminar in Doha recently, Joseph Abraham noted that prior to the blockade, 40% of Qatar’s food and construction materials came through the land border.