The 9th Qatar International Agricultural and Environmental (Agritech and Envirotech) Exhibition 2022, set to take place from March 10 to 14 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, will put a spotlight on innovation in agricultural techniques, creating a blueprint to attain food security and sustainable development, organisers have said.
The latest edition provides an opportunity for industry experts to “explore a wide range of agricultural technologies, equipment and related products, meet key decision-makers, gain valuable insights, and discover the best practices”.

Nasser Ahmed al-Khalaf
“Agritech and is a gate to the horticulture companies to introduce their technologies to the private sector and consumers, and it has become the lead horticulture event in Qatar and the region,” prominent Qatari agriculturist and Agrico managing director Nasser Ahmed al-Khalaf told Gulf Times.
As one of the participating companies, he said they will be focusing on greenhouse technology, corps management system, corps irrigation, and fertigation system, indoor farming, hydroponic growing system, aquaponic growing system, mushroom production, fish farming, shrimp farming, agriculture materials, and organic waste management system.
Exhibitors are also expected to showcase and promote an array of technologies and innovations on soil cultivation, irrigation systems, plant protection, and dairy production, among others.
Under Envirotech, a wide range of products/equipment, services, and systems will be highlighted, including recycling, alternative energy systems, waste management, water treatment, waste-to-energy, and many more.
Organisers noted that “the increase in adoption of advanced farming technologies and conducive government policies supporting domestic crop production is one of the factors driving the market growth in the country.”
Al-Khalaf reiterated that such an exhibition, which “has been at the forefront in providing a full-fledged platform for local and international agriculture stakeholders to exchange expertise,” plays a key role in Qatar's efforts to achieve self-sufficiency in food.
The four-day exhibition will feature government sessions, talks panel discussions, and other sessions that will tackle initiatives and opportunities in Qatar, industry concerns, climate change and ways to preserve the environment, and ‘supporting and showcasing research and scientific studies.
According to the organisers, “protecting the environment and supporting sustainable development are at the forefront of Qatar’s priorities. As one of the first countries to ratify the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in 1996, Qatar has a longstanding commitment to addressing global environmental challenges. Qatar is an active partner in the international community to confront the climate crisis.”
The 2021 edition of the exhibition witnessed more than 300 exhibitors from 42 countries participating. Besides attracting more than 8,500 local and international visitors, it also saw a 28% increase in the number of participants from various countries and 61% locally.
Organisers said the exhibition “will feature a specialised business matchmaking platform to help exhibitors and visitors meet key decision-makers from the public and private sectors, through pre-arranged meetings, to discuss potential opportunities and partnerships”.
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