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Can Qatar’s national products compete in a global market? 

Home-grown Qatari produce has proven a popular addition to our supermarket shelves. But how can local producers compete long-term in a global economy? Ramzan Rashid Al Naimi has the answer. Many of us have noticed...

معالجة العنصرية في الأوساط الأكاديمية، وضرورة عدم تطبيعها أو مكافأتها 

رد فعل عنيف بعد أن منح الصندوق القطري لرعاية البحث العلمي منحة ضخمة لأستاذة أمريكية متهمة بالعنصرية ، مما أثار تساؤلات .في المجتمع القطري حول المجال الاكاديمي و كيفية اختيار الباحثين والاساتذة و دور...

Combatting racism in academia: Why it shouldn’t be normalised or rewarded

Backlash after Qatar National Research Fund awards a hefty grant to American professor accused of racism, raising questions about academia in Qatar.  The name of Professor Jocelyn Mitchell has once again become the subject of...

Is Bahrain playing the role of saboteur in GCC reconciliation?

This month’s Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit at the Saudi heritage site of Al-Ula marked a watershed in the history of relations between Gulf Arab states. The accord which resulted in Saudi Arabia, the...

OPINION: Has the GCC finally agreed to disagree?

The end of the years-long feud between members of the Gulf Cooperation Council is a welcome move, but there is only one real beneficiary of the reconciliation. After three and a half years, the GCC...

Is gender equality and youth development in your New Year’s resolution?

Globally 39% of women are part of the labour force according to the World Bank. To be more specific, only 57% of women in Qatar contribute compared to the 96% of males between the...
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