The Worldwide Affiliation of Horticultural Producers has authorized an software from Qatar to host the Worldwide Horticultural Exhibition in 2021/22.
The occasion is about to be held in Qatari capital Doha from October 21st subsequent 12 months, closing on March 17th, 2022.
Masking at the least 50 hectares, the occasion may have a theme targeted on greening the desert and bettering the atmosphere.
It’s anticipated to draw at the least three million guests.
Expo 2021 Qatar might be organised within the context that local weather, water and soil are indispensable and endangered sources.
Based mostly on the Qatar Nationwide Imaginative and prescient 2030 the aims of Expo 2021 Qatar are:
- Host the primary horticultural exhibition in a area with a desert local weather.
- Invite the worldwide horticultural sector to share information and expertise in help of the Qatar Nationwide Imaginative and prescient 2030.
- To guide the area in how the Inexperienced Metropolis Idea could be utilized within the Center East.
- Encourage horticultural innovation across the local weather, water and soil state of affairs in Qatar.
- To stimulate worldwide investments and enterprise alternatives for international international locations in Qatar.
- Set up a connection between inexperienced, sport and human well being.
- Develop an ‘worldwide park’ in help of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Commenting on the approval AIPH secretary common, Tim Briercliffe, stated: “The approval of this expo marks an thrilling new alternative for creating horticulture and metropolis greening in Qatar and the broader Center East area.
“This might be a singular alternative for the world to display how crops and the panorama can handle challenges confronted by scorching, desert international locations and we very a lot look ahead to working with the federal government of Qatar to make this an excellent occasion which is able to held only one 12 months earlier than they host the FIFA World Cup.”
Throughout the 165th common meeting of the Bureau Worldwide des Expositions, the organisers of Horticultural Expo 2021 offered member states with an summary of the occasion, themed “Inexperienced Desert, Higher Setting”.
Abdulla Bin Abdulaziz Al Subai, minster of municipality and atmosphere in Qatar, stated: “It’s of utmost significance to think about the Expo 2021 Doha as a catalyst for enhancing the development of parks, the event of horticulture and the planting of flowers, crops and timber in harsh climates when it comes to warmth, salinity and aridity.
“Thus, we’re very proud that Doha is internet hosting an interactive, multi-purpose expo with objectives to boost the pure atmosphere at a global stage.
“We hope that many international locations will need to take part in such an essential and interactive occasion with their very own inspiring content material.
“We’ll encourage international locations to share their expertise and information with nations that handle harsh climates so we will discover radical options for the advantage of all.
“As we reside most of our lives in cities, we should always think about the fantastic thing about cities and inexperienced areas as each very important and vital.”
For Jamal Al-Kaabi, representing the ministry of municipality and atmosphere of Qatar, the theme is of main significance within the context of rising worldwide consciousness of world warming and local weather change.
Expo 2021 Doha will thus purpose to lift consciousness of the hazards of desertification, whereas additionally inspiring guests by proposing options to advertise a affluent inexperienced life within the desert.
The placement of the Expo – in Doha’s Al Bidda park, near town’s historic centre – responds to this purpose, making it simple to entry for guests and integrating an present pure reserve with minimal disruption.
Discover out extra on the official Worldwide Horticultural Exhibition web site.