Resisting the Blockade: Dairy Cows Flown into Qatar

We had forgotten that the wealthy Emirate was subject to a somewhat controversial blockade … And world history has long shown that blockades, except in very rare instances, always have the opposite effect to the one intended. Real dairy cows, housed on a climate controlled farm, today supply almost 90% of Qatar’s dairy demand … That’s not exactly what their great Saudi neighbour wanted.

https://www.france24.com/en/20191106-milking-it-investors-hope-qatar-s-desert-dairy-will-be-cash-cow

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