17 May 2018
Katara Cultural Village has announced the establishment of a new forum for Qatari farmers to meet and discuss issues and problems related to agriculture. This was announced by Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim...
20 April 2018
The self-sufficiency in local vegetable production stands at 24 percent, 86 percent in dates, and about 50 percent in green fodder, said Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser Al Thani, assistant undersecretary...
29 January 2018
Qatar Development Bank (QDB), through its export program ‘Tasdeer’, participated in the 83rd International Green Week in Berlin that took place from January 19th till January 23rd. As part of Qatar...
12 January 2018
The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has adopted a new agriculture research strategy to increase both livestock and agriculture production with the ultimate target of boosting food...
22 November 2017
To boost local agricultural produce, more than 500 greenhouses with a total area of 280,000sqm have been added to the existing capacity of local farms in past five months, said an official. The new...
24 August 2017
The ongoing blockade imposed by some of Qatar’s neighbouring countries has invigorated local farmers’ desire to make the country self-sufficient in terms of food production, says a leading Qatari...
23 September 2016
Thailand’s jasmine rice exports to Qatar decreased from 1770.3 tonnes (worth$1.72mn) to 1335.5 tonnes ($1.12mn) in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period last year due to climate change,...
15 September 2016
The State of Qatar participated in Argentina Business and Investment Forum 2016, which concludes Thursday, with a delegation chaired by HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin...
23 July 2016
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed its wheat growing project this year in Syria, covering 2,340 hectares of agricultural land in six governorates. The project aims to solve the problems...
13 May 2016
Water consumption in Qatar increased by 70 percent in the seven years up to 2013, the first ever water statistics published by Doha revealed yesterday. More than 740 million cubic metres (26 billion...
25 March 2016
An exhibition to introduce hydroponics was opened yesterday at the winter vegetable market (Al Mazroua yard) in Umm Salal. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions...
02 November 2015
Nigeria’s economy presents considerable opportunities with its population of 179m, which is young and growing rapidly at 2.7% per year. Real GDP growth has averaged 7.7% over the last 15 years and a...

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