Qatar and Palestine have signed an agreement to promote and develop co-operation in the fields of agriculture, livestock and fisheries.
Two-way trade between Qatar and US worth $125bn is predicted to double
“Our group is studying 16 types of factories, some of which have already started, while the others that are in the pipeline will start soon,” Qatar Businessmen Association chairman Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani announced.
US firms are keen on exploring investment opportunities in Qatar's pharmaceutical, agriculture, and services sectors, according to an official of the Washington-based US Qatar Business Council.
Qatar yesterday took a major step towards achieving food security for dryland countries by making Doha the new headquarters of the Global Dryland Alliance.
Qatar agriculture sector's self-sufficiency efforts will get a further boost with a plan to develop 1mn sqm of land for indoor farming, prominent Qatari agriculturist Nasser Ahmed al-Khalaf told Gulf Times.
HE Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi was speaking at the concluding session of the sixth edition of Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (AgriteQ 2018) at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.
Australia announced tougher restrictions on foreign buyers of agricultural land and electricity infrastructure on Thursday amid fears over rising Chinese influence.