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Qatar takes part in food and agriculture forum

Qatar takes part in food and agriculture forum

Qatar participated in the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture, which was held via video conference technology, under the title 'How to Feed the World in Times of Pandemics and Climate Change'.

Qatar sees robust reuse of treated wastewater in agriculture sector

Qatar sees robust reuse of treated wastewater in agriculture sector

Qatar's treated wastewater stood at 22.11mn cubic metres out of 22.34mn cubic metres of wastewater received in September this year, according to the data of the Planning and Statistics Authority.

Qatar, GCC agri-nutrients industry support food supply of 350mn people worldwide: GPCA

Qatar, GCC agri-nutrients industry support food supply of 350mn people worldwide: GPCA

The agri-nutrients industry in Qatar and elsewhere in the GCC supports the food supply of 5% of the world’s population, or 350mn people across the globe, according to a new report published by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA).

Plans for more greenhouses to boost Qatar's farming sector

Plans for more greenhouses to boost Qatar's farming sector

Plans to develop 1.5mn sqm of different types of greenhouses in the next two years is expected to further boost Qatar’s agriculture sector, a prominent Qatari agriculturist told Gulf Times.

MME outlines short, long-term goals

MME outlines short, long-term goals

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME)'s strategic plan, including its aspirations for 2030 and priorities for 2022, were highlighted on Wednesday, the official Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

Qatar agriculture sector not affected by Covid-19, boosting food production

Qatar agriculture sector not affected by Covid-19, boosting food production

Qatar’s self-sufficiency efforts in food production got a further boost as the agriculture sector remained unaffected by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic ...

Qatar, Ethiopia have investment potential in agriculture industry, says envoy

Qatar, Ethiopia have investment potential in agriculture industry, says envoy

Qatar and Ethiopia have a “huge investment potential” in the field of agriculture, ambassador Samia Zekaria said during the Ethiopian Business Forum (EBF) held recently in Doha.

Agriculture sector poised to further expand: entrepreneur

Agriculture sector poised to further expand: entrepreneur

More people are keen to invest in Qatar’s booming agriculture sector as it has witnessed significant gains annually and poised to further expand in the years to come, according to prominent Qatari agriculturist Nasser Ahmed al-Khalaf.

Qatar scores high in food affordability, availability and quality

Qatar scores high in food affordability, availability and quality

The agriculture and fisheries sectors at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) saw great achievements in the field of food security and self-sufficiency as a result of the implementation

Rise in reuse of treated wastewater for agriculture

Rise in reuse of treated wastewater for agriculture

Qatar has substantially strengthened its efforts towards cleaner environment as it reflected in a robust double-digit growth in the reuse of treated wastewater for the agriculture sector.

Hydroponic farming having a huge impact on agri sector

Hydroponic farming having a huge impact on agri sector

Hydroponics farming has created a huge impact on Qatar’s agriculture sector as local fresh produce is becoming sustainable all-year round, prominent Qatari agriculturist ...

One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which its very survival depends.