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(QU-SESRI) conducts survey on cost and production of agricultural in Qatar | Qatar University

(QU-SESRI) conducts survey on cost and production of agricultural in Qatar

2021-04-14

The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute at Qatar University (QU-SESRI) carried out a survey of agricultural productivity and costs.

This survey was based on the agreement of understanding between the Ministry of Municipality and Environment and Qatar University 2020, which included the implementation of the agricultural census in Qatar 2021, whose first phase has successfully concluded.

The field work of the survey was launched on April 8, 2021 and the results of the survey will help in a deep understanding of the cost of crop composition and livestock care according to the various stages and different activities. Second, the survey will provide an accurate estimate of crop production, size and dynamism of livestock and herd movement in the State of Qatar.

The results of the study will assist the Ministry of Municipality and Environment in developing plans and promoting strategies related to food security as well as plans and programs in the agricultural and livestock sector by identifying and prioritizing the services provided to producers and consumers.

Prof. Kaltham Ali Al-Ghanim, Director of the Social & Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI), appealed to the owners of the estates, selected farms and the owners of the holdings in the sample to respond and contribute to the success of the survey, which is the first of its kind in Qatar. According to the methodology of data collection is planned to last for a period of 40 weeks in which the researcher’s fields consisting of veterinarians and agricultural engineers fill out a form prepared for listing agricultural operations and their costs from the preparation stage to marketing.