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Qatar achieving food security self-sufficiency

DOHA, QATAR, October 12, 2017 / -- IQPC is hosting the Food Security Qatar forum taking place from 4-5 December 2017 in Doha, Qatar. The forum will bring together senior decision makers from Qatar’s Municipality & Environment, Qatar’s Ministry of Economy & Commerce, Qatar National Research Fund, Starwood Hotels, Al Jassim Group, Carrefour, Ocean Fish, Qatar National Import and Export, Agrico, Baladna and more, to address food supplies and look at durable solutions to achieve food security in the country.

Confirmed speakers include:
• Dr Omar Boukhris, Environment and Energy Program Manager, Qatar National Research Fund
• Nasser Al Khalaf, Owner, Agrico
• Ghanim Ali Ghanim Al-Mohanadi, Chairman, Al Sanabel Al Qatariya
• John Dore, CEO, Baladna
• Bomi Jackson, Senior Project Engineer, Al Jaber Engineering
• Chacko Jacob, Head of Supply Chain, Al Jassim Group
• Dr Amjad Khazal, General Manager, Al Raed Fresh - Al Jaber Trading and Contracting
• Anders Jensen, Factory Manager, Ocean Fish
• Prof. Zahir Irani, Dean of Faculty, Bradford University
• Hafize Sahin, Researcher, Georgetown University
• Gianrico Esposito, General Manager, The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa
• Ajmal Kombiponnamgott, Executive Director, Al Rawabi Group
• Shariq Munir, Director Supply Chain, Starwood Hotels and Resorts
• Anees Pallipath, General Manager FMCG, Qatar National Import and Export

The Food Security Qatar forum provides an opportunity for stakeholders involved in food production and distribution, including retailers, hospitality, FMCGs and agriculture companies, to address how to ensure a sustainable food supply chain through increased domestic food production, improved storage capacity and sourcing the right suppliers.

Find the full programme, speaker list and registration form at, or email

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Donna Bravo
IQPC Middle East
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