Category: Middle East & Africa

WHS: International accreditation schemes for halal certification bodies

| 04/04/2015
WHS: International accreditation schemes for halal certification bodies

A universally standardised recognition is highly recommended for the Halal industry to ensure trade continue to flourish.

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Malaysia To Pioneer Foray Into Halal Vaccine Market

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia To Pioneer Foray Into Halal Vaccine Market

The establishment of a Saudi Arabian-owned halal vaccine plant, AJ Pharma Holding, which is set to start operations in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan in 2017.

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WHS: Marketing halal as a global phenomenon

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Marketing halal as a global phenomenon

“When you think of Halal, it’s now more than just about meat – it’s a global phenomenon; because the concept is applied to things beyond food.”

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WHS: Online training as a revenue model for academic institutions

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Online training as a revenue model for academic institutions

I?n light of the increasing use of information and communications technology (ICT), the focus globally has shifted to the massive opportunities in bringing Halal education online.

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WHS: Knowledge Sharing

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Knowledge Sharing

Focus on Creating Innovative Halal Products Instead of Endless Arguments on Certification.

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WHS: Global Halal Market’s Immense Potential Acknowledged

| 03/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Global Halal Market’s Immense Potential Acknowledged

The current state of the global Islamic economy and the role of accreditation in regulating the global Halal food market.

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Ethica Shares E-Learning Insights at World Halal Summit

| 01/04/2015 | Reply
Ethica Shares E-Learning Insights at World Halal Summit

Experts say the Halal economy needs to more effectively leverage the innate scalability of the internet. This will be discussed by Ethica on Day 2 of the World Halal Summit.

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Rise of the digital Islamic economy

| 01/04/2015 | Reply
Rise of the digital Islamic economy

The digital Islamic economy is set double to USD 30 billion by 2018 on the back on rising consumer spending on sharia-compliant services in the Middle East.

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UK: Islamic fashion brand Aab to launch Dubai store

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
UK:  Islamic fashion brand Aab to launch Dubai store

Its UK launch saw over 2,000 shoppers attend, including modest clothing bloggers Dina Tokio, Ruba from Hijab Hills and Habiba Da Silva.

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Pakistan: Halal Research Council will provide services to promote Halal Industry in Nigeria

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Research Council will provide services to promote Halal Industry in Nigeria

 By Matthew Amlot: CPI Financial Both the organisations will work together for the promotion of Halal industry as Halal Research council will facilitate the LCM consulting Nigeria limited in different aspects of Halal industry like Capacity Building, Research & Development, Shari’ah Advisory etc. As per agreement, LCM will promote the distance learning program of Halal […]

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Malaysia: Couple’s Hard Work Pays Off With Gulfood Award

| 30/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Couple’s Hard Work Pays Off With Gulfood Award

The couple shared their excitement with the writer after their green tea powder won the Best New Halal Food Award at the Gulfood 2015 event in Dubai.

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Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

| 27/03/2015 | Reply
Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

12th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), and six focused forums – is scheduled to be held from 30th March to 4th April 2015 at the KLCC in Malaysia.

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Australia: Halal certification needed so meat producers can grow exports

| 26/03/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal certification needed so meat producers can grow exports

Federal Liberal National Party Bruce Scott says that if Australia is to capitalise on jobs and exports in the rural sector, it needs to ensure its food is halal certified.

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Dubai may become global capital of Islamic economy

| 25/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai may become global capital of Islamic economy

Experts and scholars in Islamic finance are deliberating ways to enhance Dubai’s Shariah credentials at the three-day Islamic Economy Fiqh Forum.

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Opinion: ‘Islamic Economy is a baseless theory’

| 25/03/2015 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Islamic Economy is a baseless theory’

When Prince Muhammad Al-Faisal, the pioneer of Islamic Banking, was interviewed about Islamic Economy he explained: “What we have today is a baseless theory.”

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Opinion: Food insecurity – From farmers to financiers

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Food insecurity – From farmers to financiers

There is need to encourage countries to stop using food as a political football, a tool of foreign policy.

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UAE standards board set to boost Dubai in global Islamic race

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
UAE standards board set to boost Dubai in global Islamic race

The UAE’s share of global Islamic assets, and growth of its Shariah-compliant banks, have lagged behind Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Moody’s.

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UAE: Islamic economy conference opens in Dubai

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
UAE: Islamic economy conference opens in Dubai

Gulf News Image Credit: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News Mutlaq Al Jasser (left), Shouqi Dunia, (moderator), Hayel Tashtoush and Abdullah Al Shami at the Islamic Economy Fiqh Forum which runs from March 22 to 24 at the Dubai World Trade Center.     Forum follows chain of events as emirate bids to make itself Islamic banking […]

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Dubai Municipality to set up halal food programme

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai Municipality to set up halal food programme

The programme will help evaluate the efficiency of labs in testing halal food and beverage products, and will help support conformity assessment bodies.

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Dubai: Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed inaugurates the Islamic Economic Fiqh Forum

| 23/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai: Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed inaugurates the Islamic Economic Fiqh Forum

“This is the beginning of the formation of a legislative doctrinal reference to Islamic economic action at the global level.”

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