Gulf Times - local-farms
Minister praises role of local farms role in food security

Minister praises role of local farms role in food security

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Engineer Abdulla bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie, has stressed the important role played by local agricultural production in the country's food security programme.

Minister opens local dates festival at Souq Waqif

Minister opens local dates festival at Souq Waqif

Popular varieties of fresh dates on offer at the annual event.

24 local farms take part in Honey Festival

24 local farms take part in Honey Festival

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment's Agriculture Affairs Department has concluded the honey festival held between November 30 and December 16 ....

Ministry supports sale of local farm products

Ministry supports sale of local farm products

The initiative provides sales points for the local agriculture products of excellent quality at most shopping malls around the country.

Hassad Food launches initiative to support local farms

Hassad Food launches initiative to support local farms

Hassad Food has announced the launch of its newest initiative, Iktefa’, to provide support to unproductive local farms. Such unproductive farms represent more than 80% of registered local farms in the country.

Blockade presents a golden opportunity for local farms

Blockade presents a golden opportunity for local farms

The ongoing economic blockade on Qatar by some Gulf Arab states is a golden opportunity for local farms to unlock their full potential and focus on further increasing their production, a local farm owner has said.

Demand for local products ‘to continue’ after blockade

Demand for local products ‘to continue’ after blockade

Demand for Qatari products will continue even after the ongoing economic blockade on the country is over, with local farms and food manufacturers transforming the crisis into an opportunity to boost sales and expand to wider markets.

Cosby thanks Denver fans

Cosby thanks Denver fans

Bill Cosby thanked hundreds of fans who turned out for shows in Denver on Saturday as a small gathering of protesters outside the theatre ...