Qatar Farms Program helps sell over 4,000 tonnes of vegetables

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Qatar Farms Program helps sell over 4,000 tonnes of vegetables

The Director of Agriculture Affairs Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), Yusuf Khalid Al Khulaifi, has said that 'Qatar Farms Program' has risen as the biggest stage for advertising neighborhood vegetables by selling more than 4,000 tons of vegetables over the most recent five months. 

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry had propelled the program a year ago. 

"Under the activity, new vegetables from 140 nearby homesteads are being exhibited at various significant business outlets like Lulu Hypermarkets, Family Food Center (FFC), Carrefour among some more," Yusuf Khalid Al Khulaifi revealed to The Peninsula at an ongoing occasion. 

He said that another activity of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, 'Premium Qatar Farms Program' is likewise running parallel at significant business outlets which offers confirmed premium nearby vegetables in boxes. 


Al Khulaifi said that under Qatar Farms Program the vegetables are being exhibited in free structure offering choice to the clients to purchase as much as they need. 

"Qatar Farms Program helped advertise an aggregate of 4,750 tons of nearby vegetables since its dispatch a year ago," he stated, including that program kept running amid March and April 2018 on trial premise and was executed in December 2018. He said that the examination period incorporates March, April and December 2018 and January, February 2019. 

Premium quality nearby vegetables additionally pulled in enormous number of clients. Under 'Premium Qatar Farms Program' more than 3,740 tons of premium quality vegetables were sold out at the outlets from December 2016 to February 2019, as per an information discharged by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment. 

Both the projects empower nearby homesteads to supply their produce to business outlets without go betweens. The activities go for demonstrating sensible costs to nearby ranchers for their ventures and handwork by offering ranch new vegetables to the clients at focused costs. The great yield likewise urges neighborhood homesteads to build their items. 

The winter vegetable markets additionally pulled in immense clients. A sum of 128 ranches are displaying new vegetables at the business sectors working Al Mazrouah, Al Khor-Al Dakhira, Al Wakra, Al Shamal amid end of the week from Thursday to Saturday. 

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment composes different celebration like blossom, nectar, dates, dairy at the offices of winter vegetable markets to pull in clients in an offer to build the clearance of nearby vegetables.