10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QAT»
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The Flower of Paradise: The Institutionalized Use of the ...
This book concerns the use of the drug qat in North Yemen (Yemen Arab Republic), a country lying on the southwestern corner of the Arabian Peninsula.
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Yemen: The Bradt Travel Guide
Ali, his companion during the chew, countered that he never made any decisions
while chewing qat, doubting the ingenuity of qat-inspired plans. Ahmed, like most
Yemenis, makes plenty of lofty decisions and plans; also, like most Yemenis, ...
The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective
returns on investment seem clearly to have favored qat over the past two
decades. With the rapid growth of local demand for the leaf and the ability to
reach new markets by road and air, highland farmers have been turning to qat
production on ...
Economic Growth in the Republic of Yemen: Sources, ...
Qat and Water Resources: The Two Major Constraints in the Sector In 2001, Qat
contributed 4.2% of GDP, 28.7% of total agricultural value-added, and absorbed
about a quarter of agricultural work-force and a tenth of household income.
Hallucinogens: A Forensic Drug Handbook
1.6.4 QAT(KHAT, KAT, CHAT, MIRAA, KUS-ES-SALAHIN, ABYSSINIAN TEA,
ETC.) Catha edulus is a flowering evergreen shrub that can grow to full tree size.
Today, it is often grown interspersed with coffee plants. Qat originated in Ethiopia
A Dictionary of Hallucinations
The name qat is also spelled as quat, khat, chat, cat, kat, and kaht. All names
stem from q ̄at, which is the Arabic name for Catha edulis Forskall, an
evergreen shrub indigenous to northeast African countries and the Arabic
peninsula, where it ...
Ethiopia: Breaking New Ground
Breaking New Ground Ben Parker. The leaves of qat are chewed for their
stimulant properties Drought-cracked soil and food-aid packages: reminders of
Ethiopia's vulnerability to. i at, chat, khat, miraa: it's all the same. The plant, catha
Arab Society: Class, Gender, Power, and Development
There is considerable concern in official circles and among development
economists at the great expansion in qat cultivation which took place in the
Yemen Arab Republic (YAR) during the 1970s. This expansion was in response
to the ...
Nicholas S. Hopkins, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, 1997
Toward a Virtuous Circle: A Nutrition Review of the Middle ...
The Yemeni habit of chewing qat, especially by pregnant women and teenage
children, reduces their nutritional intake (Box 1). In this environment, nutritional
intervention is essential but as of October 1998, there were only seven trained ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QAT»
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In Djibouti, life moves to the beat of qat
Nema sells qat from a rickety wooden table on Djibouti's Airport Road. A tattered umbrella shields her from the sun and a hessian sack keeps the dust from the ... «The National, May 15»
Saudi scholar launches campaign against qat
Saudi TV host, Islamic scholar, author and journalist Mohsin Shaikh Al-Hassan has initiated a campaign to forbid the use of qat (Catha edulias), a mild narcotic, ... «Yahoo! Maktoob News, May 15»
Al-Qaeda bans qat in Yemeni town
Al-Qaeda militants in control of a town in southern Yemen on Thursday imposed a total ban on qat, the addictive plant chewed daily by millions of Yemenis ... «Middle East Eye, May 15»
Banned in the US, Qat Juice Is Buzzing in Israel
The Etrog Man foisted another bunch of qat leaves upon me and entreated me to shove them into my mouth. My cheek was already bursting with a wad of ... «Munchies_ Food by VICE, May 15»
Despite conflict, qat is out of the bag in Yemen
One in every seven working Yemenis is employed in producing and distributing qat, making it the largest single source of rural income and the second largest ... «Reuters, Apr 15»
Qat cats get royal o.k. in Saudi
All prisoners arrested in Jazan for smuggling qat, a kind of narcotic leaf, into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be released under an amnesty declared by Deputy ... «Al-Bawaba, Mar 15»
Politics of Qat by Peer Gatter: Qat and the political uprising
The cover page shows an old man with an apprehensive look in his eyes, half-smiling as he hands you a bunch of qat leaves. In the background there is a ... «The Yemen Times, Sep 14»
Middle East ETFs: UAE and QAT Off to a Rough Start
Like most Middle East nations, the UAE and Qatar are also having a tough time these past few weeks owing to escalating violence in Iraq, and concerns of this ... «Zacks.com, Jul 14»
'King of Qat' warns of illegal drug trade after UK ban
A file photo of a man holding bundles of the stimulant plant khat (qat), in Harlesden, north west London. (AFP/JUSTIN TALLIS) ... «Al-Arabiya, Jun 14»
Politics of Qat (3/10): Qat politics in regional retrospect
The cover page shows an old man with an apprehensive look in his eyes, half-smiling as he hands you a bunch of qat leaves. In the background there is a ... «The Yemen Times, Jun 14»