Qatari farm products fest to help boost self-sufficiency kicks off Nov 12, 2019 0 620 12345 Qatari Farm Products Festival, which aims to support the owners of national farms by introducing their products in major shopping malls to expand the venues selling local products, kicked off at Lulu Mall in Al Gharafa on Monday. Inaugurating the festival, Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser al Thani, Assistant Under-Secretary for Agriculture and Fisheries Affairs at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, said the festival is part of efforts to support local producers and local farm owners to market their products in Qatar’s markets. He said the number of farms participating in the programme has now reached 120.He said a crop company will soon be involved to facilitate the marketing process of farm owners.Yousuf Khalid al Khulaifi, Director of the Agricultural Affairs Department, said the festival aims to support local products, raise the self-sufficiency ratio of various local products, market Qatari farm products in major malls, as well as supporting and encouraging other farms to produce and display their products on the market. (QNA) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Amir meets Norway Crown Prince Nov 12, 2019 0 1114 PM attends QAFCO’s golden jubilee celebrations Nov 12, 2019 0 594 Qatar visa e-portal launched Nov 12, 2019 0 601 Qatar’s 1st pilot water-saving greenhouse launched Rahul Preeth Shahaniya Qatar’s first pilot water-saving greenhouse was launched at one of Hassad Food’s greenhouses in Al Shahaniya on Monday, testing out a promising new method that could drastically change the way .. Shura Council forms five committees QNA Doha The Shura Council has praised the speech of the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani at the opening of the 48th ordinary session of the Council last Tuesday. Prasing the speech, the council members said it was .. Doha set to host GOPAC in December Shura Council Speaker HE Ahmed bin Abdulla bin Zaid al Mahmoud on Monday met ambassadors and heads of diplomatic missions accredited to Qatar in preparations for the convening of the 7th Global Organization of ..