Dec 16, 2020
This virtual discussion will provide US companies an overview of how Qatar is establishing a sustainable and environmentally friendly food system as part of its national food security strategy. The Government of Qatar is targeting the expansion of its agriculture sector by encouraging investments in advanced agricultural technologies in crop production, hydroponic greenhouses, vertical farming, and irrigation systems. What should Silicon Valley companies, investors, and entrepreneurs understand about the future of agriculture in Qatar?
Fahad Al-Dosari — Commercial Attaché, Embassy of the State of Qatar, Washington, DC
Khalid Al-Mana — Executive Director, Business Finance at Qatar Development Bank
Mubarak Rashid Al Sahuti — Executive Director, Business Relations at Hassad Food
Jess Bollinger — VP of Strategic Partnerships at Arable Labs, Inc.
Nick Sramek — Director of International Relations at Silicon Valley Forum
Mohammed Barakat — Managing Director of USQBC