Food Culture in the Gulf

This series features progressive innovations in food culture, sustainable agriculture, and health in the Gulf states and considers their potential economic and social impacts.

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The Blue Lake Farm: Pioneering Agritourism in the Gulf

AGSIW spoke with Ali al-Awadhi, executive manager of Nabta, to learn about the Blue Lake Farm and agritourism in Kuwait.

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Kuwait’s Community Coffeeshop Wave

This new wave of local coffeeshops has increased networking and socializing among youth immensely due to their open space, board games, and organization of social events.

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Kenaneya Farms: Connecting Community to the Source

Run by a young, second-generation farmer, Kenaneya Farm is located in Abdali, in northern Kuwait.

Oil Producers Formalize Alliance and Prepare to Stare Down Shale Oil

OPEC appears to be stuck in a vicious cycle of cutting production only to see its share of the market filled by the United States and other, higher-cost producers that are not bound by the production restraints of the OPEC+ agreement.

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Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.

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