The Philippines could lend its expertise in the field of agriculture to support Qatar’s drive towards self-sufficiency and food security, an official of a Doha-based Filipino organisation specialising in entrepreneurship told Gulf Times.
A Canadian firm is looking towards establishing factories and manufacturing facilities in Qatar that would help address the country’s thrust towards self-sufficiency and food security.
"Many major and big contracts have been signed in the last four years between the two countries," said the French ambassador.
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.
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.
“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.
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 ...
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 yesterday took a major step towards achieving food security for dryland countries by making Doha the new headquarters of the Global Dryland Alliance.
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.
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