Food Security in Qatar

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The cultivation of food crops is a difficult proposition for Qatar due to scarcity of water supply and limited availability of arable land. The country is vulnerable to fluctuations in international commodity markets because of heavy dependence on imported grains and food items. The increasing dependence on foreign food imports is leading to a growing sense of food insecurity in Qatar.

Salman Zafar‘s insight:

Limited land availability, chronic water scarcity and constraints in agricultural growth have led to growing concerns about food security.in Qatar

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