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Qatar | 8 August 2017
Qataris urged to invest in agriculture

A Qatari farm owner has urged compatriot entrepreneurs to invest in agriculture, particularly in hydroponics (the method of growing plants without soil, using mineral nutrient solutions in a water sol...


Qatar | 17 July 2017
Qatar crisis: First batch of dairy cows airlifted to sidestep Saudi-led blockade

The first batch of an anticipated 4,000 dairy cows was flown into Qatar Tuesday, five weeks after the start of a Saudi Arabia-led boycott of the Gulf country. A shipment of 165 cows, sourced from G...


Qatar | 21 September 2015
QR1.3bn poultry firm to be set up

As part of its food security scheme, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce has awarded the first contract to a private company to set up a QR1.3bn poultry company in Qatar. The project was awarded t...


Qatar | 15 November 2012
Qatar’s farms strive to increase production

Qatar’s efforts to reduce reliance on food imports are getting a much needed fillip from the 1,216 registered farms which are striving to increase production in the face of a number of problems includ...


Qatar | 7 January 2012
Qatar's next purchase: a farming sector

Qatar’s energy resources have given it one of the world’s highest per capita incomes, a futuristic urban skyline and enough clout to host the 2022 soccer World Cup.


Qatar | 10 March 2011
Qatar is completely free of bird flu

The State of Qatar is proved to be completely free of bird flu epidemic...


Qatar | 3 January 2011
Qatar invested $21bn around world in 2010

Qatar’s sovereign wealth, one of the richest such corpus in the world, made investments worth a whopping $21.66bn in various avenues across the world in 2010, Al Sharq reported yesterday.