Qatar in Focus: Building Smart & Resilient Food Systems in Qatar

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?


Keynote Speaker:

Fahad Al-Dosari — Commercial Attaché, Embassy of the State of Qatar, Washington, DC


Speakers include:

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