• Consumers' Perception and Attitudes Towards Safety of Fruits and Vegetables in Qatar 

      Haq, Munshi Masudul; Kaitibie, Simeon; Gotkepe, Ipek ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Qatar is well known for its natural resources and the country has the highest per capita income in the world, but when it comes to food, the picture is different. The country imports nearly 90% of its food, meaning it is ...
    • Contemporary issues in Qatar’s food security 

      Miniaoui, Hela; Irungu, Patrick; Kaitibie, Simeon ( Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore , 2018 , Other)
      Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world. However, its domestic food production is so low that over 90 percent of its food supply has to be imported. This article provides some stylised facts on Qatar’s food ...
    • Determinants of Intra-GCC Food Trade 

      Kaitibie, Simeon; Rakotoarisoa, Manitra A. ( Taylor and Francis Inc. , 2017 , Article)
      Using panel data for six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries from 1995-2014, we assess the impacts of several major economic variables on intra-GCC food exports, and on GCC food exports to the world. The GCC customs ...
    • Economic Blockade in Qatar: Impact on Consumer Behaviour 

      Khan, Hajira Rehman; Islam, Nadiya; Al-Kharusi, Fathiya; Kaitibie, Simeon ( College of Business and Economics - Qatar university , 2017 , Poster)
      The 2017 Qatar diplomatic emergency started when a few nations unexpectedly cut off their diplomatic relationship with Qatar in June 2017. These countries included Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt. The ...
    • Export market concentration and the potential for export market diversification in the oil and gas sector in a small open economy 

      Kaitibie, Simeon; Al Jaidah, Muneera Ibrahim; Haq, Munshi Masudul ( International Economic Society , 2016 , Article)
      Though small in area and population, the US$ 200 billion Qatari economy is open and driven by the oil and gas sector. Therefore the economy is susceptible to economic shocks in international markets. We illustrate the ...
    • Impact of Blockade on Labor Market 

      Al-Marri, Asmaa; Ahmed, Nada; Hafez, Namma Alhussain; Kaitibie, Simeon ( College of Business and Economics - Qatar university , 2017 , Poster)
      The population decreased by 5.4% as compared to the Q1 in 2017. Unemployment rate among participants in labor reached 0.1%. The economically- active population decreased by 5.9%. The number of salaried workers decreased ...
    • The Impact of the Economic Blockade on Trade in Qatar 

      Al- Sulaiti, Aisha; Al-Maadeed, Asma; Al-Maadeed, Haya; Kaitibie, Simeon ( College of Business and Economics - Qatar university , 2017 , Poster)
      Qatar imports in June were valued at 5.9 billion QAR, which shows a 40% decline from the same month in 2016. The drop in imports continued in July with 35% from their year to year level. Imports rebounded in the month of ...
    • Improving management of future coastal development in Qatar through ecosystem-based management approaches 

      Burt, John A.; Ben-Hamadou, Radhouane; Abdel-Moati, Mohamed A.R.; Fanning, Lucia; Kaitibie, Simeon; ... more authors ( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article Review)
      The coastline of Qatar is a rich mosaic of productive and diverse ecosystems including mangrove forests, intertidal mudflats (sabkha), seagrass beds, and coral reefs. These ecologically interconnected ecosystems contain a ...
    • Qatar Siege : Impact On Consumer Behaviour 

      Mehjabin, Fathma; Devnani, Vineeta; Kaitibie, Simeon ( College of Business and Economics - Qatar university , 2017 , Poster)
      This poster analyses the effect of the siege placed on Qatar by Saudi Arabic, Bahrain, Egypt, and UAE, on consumer behaviour. This is done by focusing on the food industry, which was majorly impacted. Other sectors that ...
    • Simulating Yields for Selected Vegetables in Qatar Using Crop, Climate, Soil and Management Information to Improve the Country's Food Security 

      Samsul Huda, Abul Kalam; Issaka, Abukari I.; Kaitibie, Simeon; Masud Haq, Munshi; Abdella, Kenzu; ... more authors ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2016 , Conference paper)
      Qatar produces only about 8 to 10 percent of food consumed in the country. Domestic production of perishable commodities, primarily vegetables, will be increased by using a combination of hi-tech water-efficient field and ...
    • Using A Gravity Apprch To Explain Food Imports For Improved Food Security In Qatar 

      Masudul Haq, Munshi; Kaitibie, Simeon; Huda, Samsul; Vock, Noel; Coughlan, Kep; ... more authors ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2014 , Conference Paper)
      Today, food security is a global problem. The Qatar National Food Security Programme describes the dimensions of food security in Qatar in terms of food quality, physical availability, and affordability, alongside the ...
    • Willingness to pay for contagious bovine pleuropneumonia vaccination in Narok South District of Kenya 

      Kairu-Wanyoike, Salome W.; Kaitibie, Simeon; Heffernan, Claire; Taylor, Nick M.; Gitau, George K.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2014 , Article)
      Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is an economically important trans-boundary cattle disease which affects food security and livelihoods. A conjoint analysis-contingent valuation was carried out on 190 households ...