From left: Joakim Hauge, CEO of The Sahara Forest Project, Humoud Al-Mannai, CTO of Qafco, and Pierre Herben, CTO of Yara International. The Sahara Forest Project Pilot Facility in Qatar has successfully met expectations. The key findings from ten months operation prove the concept is effective and competitive.
The Sahara Forest Project Pilot Facility was opened by HH the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Tuesday December 11th. The Heir Apparent also enjoyed a tour of the pilot facility, developed by Yara, Qafco and The Sahara Forest Project.
Today the first cucumbers from The Sahara Forest Project Pilot Facility were served to VIP guests and workers at the pilot facility inside Measaieed Industrial City in Qatar. After a ten month intense construction period, The guests could today also enjoy the first tour of the pilot facility, developed by Yara, Qafco and The Sahara Forest Project. [Read more…]
The Sahara Forest Project is now participating at the UN Climate Negotiations, COP18. The negotiations take place in Qatar, Doha from 26th of November until 7th of December. Together with The Bellona Foundation, The Sahara Forest Project hosts an exhibition room, meeting room and auditorium inside the delegation area of the conference.
Today it was announced that Sundrop Farms Pty Ltd and The Sahara Forest Project AS has signed an agreement to establish a long-term close cooperation, and that Sundrop Farms Pty Ltd becomes a Sahara Forest Project AS partner. The first stage of the cooperation will focus on knowledge sharing and exploring the potential for integrating the parties’ technologies. The parties are therefore executing a joint program for testing and optimization of the Sundrop Farms technology in a Sahara Forest Project setting, aiming at a large-scale commercialization.