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UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Approves Action Plan for 2019

| 02/04/2019 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Approves Action Plan for 2019

The Minister of Economy stressed that the action plans of the DIEDC Strategy are witnessing remarkable progress, due to the strong collaboration.

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UAE Minister of Food Security holds roundtable on Global Food Security Index

| 01/04/2019 | Reply
UAE Minister of Food Security holds roundtable on Global Food Security Index

GFIA is the leading food security event in the region addressing food security challenges for the past 6 editions.

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Malaysia: Trace Labs and OneAgrix partner to enable halal traceability on the blockchain

| 28/03/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Trace Labs and OneAgrix partner to enable halal traceability on the blockchain

Trace Labs and OneAgrix will be announcing a partnership that will utilise blockchain-enabled solutions for transparency of Halal food at the Industry Forum on the 3 April 2019 @ 3pm in MITEC Kuala Lumpur, where the annual MIHAS 2019 exhibition is being held.  OneAgrix, a B2B online marketplace for the sourcing of Halal food ingredients […]

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Malaysia: World Halal Conference 2019 – Fostering a Robust Halal Economy

| 26/03/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Conference 2019 – Fostering a Robust Halal Economy

The 11th Edition of the World Halal Conference aims to foster a robust Halal Economy through global integration and ethical practice.

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Indonesia Wants to be the Leader of the World’s Halal Industry

| 25/03/2019 | Reply
Indonesia Wants to be the Leader of the World’s Halal Industry

Tired of being the world’s largest halal products consumer, Indonesia now wants to be the top producer of shariah-compliant goods.

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Opinion: Opportunities in the Halal Economy

| 24/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Opportunities in the Halal Economy

“Despite the current size of Muslim consumer market, investments in companies that cater for this population — especially smaller, high-growth ones — are scarce, the market is fragmented,” says Thomas Tsao, managing partner, Gobi Partners

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Pakistan: Deals for ‘big projects’ during Mahathir’s Pakistan visit

| 23/03/2019 | Reply
Pakistan: Deals for ‘big projects’ during Mahathir’s Pakistan visit

PM Khan said he admired Dr Mahathir for his stand against corruption.”We actually believe that countries are not poor, corruption makes them poor. Corruption destroys state institutions,” he said.

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How do you know where your olive oil really comes from?

| 22/03/2019 | Reply
How do you know where your olive oil really comes from?

Food suppliers are making efforts to guarantee the provenance of their food themselves, using new tools such as blockchain technology and tracking supply chains to approach food fraud.

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Turkey: Modanisa’s Modest Fashion Week to be held in Istanbul , 20-21 April 2019

| 21/03/2019 | Reply
Turkey: Modanisa’s Modest Fashion Week to be held in Istanbul , 20-21 April 2019

Twenty-two fashion shows will be taking place at IMFW, featuring an exciting mix of established and emerging labels from Turkey and abroad, also debuting their new Ramadan collections

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France: Paris Grand Mosque wants Jakim Halal accreditation

| 20/03/2019 | Reply
France: Paris Grand Mosque wants Jakim Halal accreditation

“The mosque has its own certificate but they want recognition from Jakim as they believe the credibility of Jakim which is very assuring,” the Deputy Prime Minister said.

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UAE and Uzbekistan explore trade, investment partnership prospects

| 15/03/2019 | Reply
UAE and Uzbekistan explore trade, investment partnership prospects

As part of the Committee’s agenda, both countries agreed to enhance economic, trade and technical cooperation based on a number of policies and programmes.

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Opinion: How can we restore trust in the food industry?

| 12/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: How can we restore trust in the food industry?

According to surveys, 66% of consumers don’t believe the information which is displayed on the food labels. This has put a growing pressure on food companies and authorities globally.

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Opinion: A Double Halal Helix: Halal Supply Chain for Halal Branding

| 12/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: A Double Halal Helix: Halal Supply Chain for Halal Branding

The Halal logo is not enough. Products could quickly lose their Halal status when cross-contamination occurs anywhere in the supply chain.

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French President Says Blockchain Could Put Europe at ‘Vanguard’ of Innovation

| 11/03/2019 | Reply
French President Says Blockchain Could Put Europe at ‘Vanguard’ of Innovation

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for increased use of data technologies such as blockchain in the EU to boost the agriculture industry and address concerns over food traceability.

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Pestalotiopsis Microspora: The Mushroom That Eats Plastic

| 11/03/2019 | Reply
Pestalotiopsis Microspora: The Mushroom That Eats Plastic

More precisely, Pestalotiopsis microspora consumes polyurethane, the key ingredient in plastic products, and converts it to organic matter.

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Philippines looks to Malaysia for revival of BIMP-EAGA, barter trade

| 10/03/2019 | Reply
Philippines looks to Malaysia for revival of BIMP-EAGA, barter trade

Malaysia has consistently been one of the Philippines’ strong trade partners, being the country’s 10th largest trading partner with a total bilateral trade at $6B.

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Qatar Chamber to host Halal Conference & Expo in 2020

| 08/03/2019 | Reply
Qatar Chamber to host Halal Conference & Expo in 2020

This was lauded by representatives of the Islamic chambers participating in the Cairo meeting. They suggested that the event should be held in early 2020.

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Malaysia: Mahathir to pave way for new areas of M’sian investment in Philippines

| 08/03/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Mahathir to pave way for new areas of M’sian investment in Philippines

Following the ratification of Bangsamoro Organic Law and the setting up of Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA), Rizwan Irwan said it opened up an avenue for the Malaysian government.

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UAE: GFIA to showcase global agriculture innovations

| 08/03/2019 | Reply
UAE: GFIA to showcase global agriculture innovations

GFIA, a global authority on sustainable food production, will present leading-edge solutions that will shape the future of farming and food production in the UAE and around the world.

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UK: AzkaHalal Brings Ethical Standards To Halal Certification

| 06/03/2019 | Reply
UK: AzkaHalal Brings Ethical Standards To Halal Certification

AzkaHalal is set to take Halal Certification to the next level with introduction of ethical standards to certify any product or service as AzkaHalal. 

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