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Moo-ving forward? Qatar’s next big purchase- a farming sector

Moo-ving forward? Qatar’s next big purchase- a farming sector

It is a seductive vision, and Qatar's vast wealth as the world's top liquefied natural gas exporter will allow it to mobilise the best technology and equipment. But many economists and agricultural experts say Qatar's plans do not make economic sense -- and that there is little need for them, given the small size of the population.

January 5, 2012 4:10