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Oman expands food production, looks to Iran

By Eliot Beer

Oman’s AATCO opens a new factory plant in Jeddah, as OFIC releases new details about its Dhofar dairy project, and the government considers investing in Iranian agriculture.

OFIC plans to develop agriculture-specific funding and a “food techno park” to serve as a base for research and development.

Oman launches US$623m food projects

By Eliot Beer

Oman has announced new food production projects, including dairy, poultry and red meat facilities, totalling US$623m in value, as part of efforts to improve food security.

Oman’s $130m shrimp farm names lead contractor

Oman’s $130m shrimp farm names lead contractor

By Eliot Beer

The US$130m Qurun Aquapolis aquaculture project in Oman announced the appointment of its lead contractor this month, with construction scheduled to be completed by 2016.


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