The four local agricultural product markets in Al Mazrouaa, Al Khor, Al Dhakira, Al Wakrah and Al Shamal have succeeded in marketing 316 tonnes of fruit and vegetables, during the third week of the seventh season.
The four markets have also succeeded in marketing about 3.02 tonnes of fish, 382 cartons of eggs, 2,515 birds, 563kg of milk and 75kg of Qatari honey.
In addition, a total of 498 heads of sheep and goats were sold, 352 of which were slaughtered at the Al Mazrouaa yard.
The local agricultural product markets achieved record sales of Qatari vegetables and fruits in the previous season, reaching about 12,000 tonnes, at affordable prices, as well as sales of fish, birds, eggs, milk and livestock.
The markets aim at supporting the Qatari farmers by reducing marketing costs and encouraging them to increase the local production. They also aim at encouraging owners of small or neglected farms to transfer them into productive farms.
LEAVE A COMMENT Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*
Al Ahli Hospital shines spotlight on importance of hand-washing
Strong winds expected
‘Enjoy home Internet’ for free with Vodafone
Renault announces ‘big savings’ offers on Koleos, Talisman
French missile seized in Italy was sold to a third country 25 years ago : Qatar
HBKU college opens registration for law scholars conference
‘Beginners Screenwriting Lab’ at DFI to be led by Qatari filmmaker Ahmed al-Kuwari
‘Some tickets remain’ as The Smurfs and Hello Kitty take the stage in Doha
UNODC plans to broadcast The Zorbs in Arabic