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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.

Collective efforts urged for food security in Qatar

Collective efforts urged for food security in Qatar

Dr Saif Ali al-Hajari noted that it was the obligation of the present generation in the country to ensure food security for the future generations.

Al-Rumaihi, Turkish minister discuss agriculture, food security

Al-Rumaihi, Turkish minister discuss agriculture, food security

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi met with Turkish Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Dr Ahmet Esref Fakibaba in Ankara.

Qatar food security project gets $440 mn bank financing

Qatar food security project gets $440 mn bank financing

Qatar Islamic Bank signed to provide 1.6 billion riyals ($440 million) of financing to build a food processing and storage facility at the country's Hamad Port, as Doha strengthens its resistance against sanctions ...

QIB signs QR1.6bn financing deal with AlJaber Engineering

QIB signs QR1.6bn financing deal with AlJaber Engineering

Deal to support JEC’s current project to execute the design and construction of strategic food security facilities and warehouses at Hamad Port

Mwani Qatar seeks to enhance investment possibilities in India

Mwani Qatar seeks to enhance investment possibilities in India

Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) is seeking to enhance cooperation and investment opportunities with Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, the main developer and operator of ports in India.

Qatar making ‘great strides’ in food security, says minister

Qatar making ‘great strides’ in food security, says minister

Qatar’s transport minister has said the country has “remarkably” managed to handle its strategic stockpile for food security and expanded food-related investments in several countries over the past few years.

Municipality and Environment minister, FAO chief discuss siege repercussions

Municipality and Environment minister, FAO chief discuss siege repercussions

HE Minister of Municipality and Environment, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi, on Monday met Jose Graziano da Silva, the Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in the presence of HE Abdulaziz bin Ahmed Al Malki, Qatar's ambassador to Italy.