Qatar is the 1st Arab and 23rd World Leader in Food Security

Mr. Masoud Jarallah Al Marri, Director of Food Security Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), revealed the details of the National Strategy for Food Security 2019-2023 covering a period of 5 years. He pointed out that Qatar was ranked first among Arab countries while ranked 23rd in the world in the field of food security, stating that this culminated in the continuous efforts of Qatar in this regard.

He emphasizes that Food Security Department, which was developed in the new structure of MME, is concerned with studying the current situation of local production, comparing it with imports and identifying gaps between local production and imports. He added that the new Department focuses on increasing and developing local production to reach the self-sufficiency of the crops that can be cultivated in Qatar, and work to overcome difficulties in food security projects, research and planning for future food security projects.

Source: Government of Qatar