Hygienic Standards in Food Establishment

Presenter: Dr. Atef Kamel Head of Food Hygiene Department at the Ministry of Municipal and Urban Planning Dr. Atef Kamel heads the Food Hygiene Department at the Ministry of Municipal and Urban Planning in Qatar and is responsible for food control, hygiene and food-borne diseases. He received his PhD in Zoonotic Animal diseases between animals … Continue reading Hygienic Standards in Food Establishment

Qatar National Food Security Programme

Presenter: Wajih Idriss and Tahira Newaz Wajih Idriss received his Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University at Qatar in 2010. He then joined the Qatar National Food Security Programme as a Researcher under the Water and Energy engineering department. Wajih has recently moved to the Economic Diversification department where he serves … Continue reading Qatar National Food Security Programme

Healthy Food for Mind and Body and the Environment

Presented by: Sandra Harthoorn, Managing Director of The Box Sandra Harthoorn, originally from Belgium, earned a Masters of Social and Cultural Sciences and lives in Doha for 4 years. She is a mother of 2 and is working full time. In November 2009 she and her husband started their own company, ‘’The Box’’, importing of fresh, … Continue reading Healthy Food for Mind and Body and the Environment

Farming in the Desert

Presented by: Robin Bowman Robin is originally from San Marcos, Texas. She has entrepreneurial management experience in multiple businesses and she is the owner and founder of The Good Food Farm in San Antonio Texas. Robin’s commitment to sustainable agriculture and sustainable development in Texas focuses in part on reduced water use and has many … Continue reading Farming in the Desert