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UN, EU call for global action to protect bees

UN, EU call for global action to protect bees

The United Nation's food agency and the European Union on Saturday called for global action to protect pollinators, and bees in particular, which are crucial for ensuring food security.

Qatar, Zimbabwe explore ways to expand trade ties

Qatar, Zimbabwe explore ways to expand trade ties

Qatar and Zimbabwe are taking their bilateral ties and prospects of co-operation to new heights, particularly in the fields of investment and agriculture.

US firms eye investments in Qatar’s pharmaceuticals, agriculture sectors

US firms eye investments in Qatar’s pharmaceuticals, agriculture sectors

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 steps up efforts for food security in dryland countries

Qatar steps up efforts for food security in dryland countries

Qatar yesterday took a major step towards achieving food security for dryland countries by making Doha the new headquarters of the Global Dryland Alliance.

1mn sqm of land for indoor farming to boost Qatar’s agri sector

1mn sqm of land for indoor farming to boost Qatar’s agri sector

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.

Farm sector to meet 50% of Qatar's needs, says minister

Farm sector to meet 50% of Qatar's needs, says minister

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.

PM, Ukraine President attend AgriteQ 2018 opening

PM, Ukraine President attend AgriteQ 2018 opening

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko jointly inaugurated the 6th Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (AgriteQ 2018).

Australia toughens foreign investment rules amid China concerns

Australia toughens foreign investment rules amid China concerns

Australia announced tougher restrictions on foreign buyers of agricultural land and electricity infrastructure on Thursday amid fears over rising Chinese influence.

Italy plans to set up factories in Qatar, says envoy

Italy plans to set up factories in Qatar, says envoy

Ambassador Pasquale Salzano said Qatar and Italy could also further co-operation ties in the food manufacturing sector.

24 local farms take part in Honey Festival

24 local farms take part in Honey Festival

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment's Agriculture Affairs Department has concluded the honey festival held between November 30 and December 16 ....

Spain, Portugal struggle with extreme drought

Spain, Portugal struggle with extreme drought

Spain and Portugal are grappling with a devastating drought which has left rivers nearly dry, sparked deadly wildfires and devastated crops -- and experts warn that prolonged dry spells will become more frequent.

Ministry supports sale of local farm products

Ministry supports sale of local farm products

The initiative provides sales points for the local agriculture products of excellent quality at most shopping malls around the country.