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Qatar | 27 August 2018
Philippines could offer Qatar expertise in farming

The Philippines could lend its expertise in the field of agriculture to support Qatar’s drive towards self-sufficiency and food security, an official of a Doha-based Filipino organisation specialising...

Qatar | 2 July 2018
Qatar invests half billion dollars in Sudan agriculture, food sectors

Qatar has announced plans to invest $500 million into Sudan's agricultural and food sectors over the next three years, state-run news agency QNA reported on Thursday. Hassad Food, a subsidiary of ...

Qatar | 15 January 2018
Local farm grows biggest organic tomato in Qatar

A Qatari farm near Al Khor has produced what could be considered as a national record for the biggest organic tomato in the country, weighing 1.34kg and six times bigger than the average-size tomato. ...

Qatar | 18 December 2017
Massive Qatari dairy farm battling Arab boycott to go public next year

Qatari company Baladna, which is creating a dairy industry in the desert to help the country to cope with a boycott by other Arab states, is planning an initial public offer of its shares (IPO) to rai...

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.

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