Research Matters

Executive Director’s Message | April 2021

Driving research that matters

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Over the past few years, Qatar has made remarkable progress in improving its food security and building local food production systems. On the research side, several initiatives have been launched to deal with different themes related to food security ranging from aquaculture to innovative technologies to improve the health of animals.

Spotlight | Mark Velders

Building Qatar’s Food Security Infrastructure

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In the past few years, Qatar has committed substantial efforts and resources to strengthen its food security and develop the local farming, poultry, livestock, and fisheries sectors. To outline a clear framework for improving food production, supply, storage, and trade; the Qatar National Food Security Strategy 2018-2023 has been developed to build a robust plan to improve Qatar’s food security.

Success Story

GSRA Sponsored Project Aims to Improve Qatar’s Water Security

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Qatar is considered one of the most water-stressed countries due to a scarcity of water resources which is exacerbated by the high consumption rates of water which are increasing day by day. To meet its growing needs, Qatar relies on water mainly from desalination and by recycling water and groundwater, processes which are both very expensive.

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Fintech & Blockchain-based Technologies in Qatar

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Today, Information Communication Technology (ICT) has an impact on all aspects of our life. The latest innovations in ICT are playing an important role in providing us with better, efficient, reliable, and faster ways to connect, interact, and access information. Moreover, ICT has a growing impact on our economic, business, and industrial activities.