A woman has been arrested after a ‘complex’ investigation into an Australian strawberry scare where needles were found stuck into the fruit, police said Sunday, in a crisis that sparked nationwide panic.
Kazakhstan has called on Qatari investors to participate in the Central Asian country’s multi-million dollar projects in various fields and to forge more private sector partnerships to enhance bilateral trade relations.
Amid the growth in agro-food sector in the past two years, Italy is strengthening the ties of Qatari and Italian private sectors in the fields of agriculture and livestock production, feed production and food processing, Italian ambassador Pasquale Salzano said.
Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on all new palm oil plantation development, an official said Thursday, in a move hailed by environmentalists.
Qatar and Palestine have signed an agreement to promote and develop co-operation in the fields of agriculture, livestock and fisheries.
Two-way trade between Qatar and US worth $125bn is predicted to double
“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.
US firms are keen on exploring investment opportunities in Qatar's pharmaceutical, agriculture, and services sectors, according to an official of the Washington-based US Qatar Business Council.
Qatar yesterday took a major step towards achieving food security for dryland countries by making Doha the new headquarters of the Global Dryland Alliance.