The State of Qatar has ranked first among Arab countries and 24th globally in the 2021 Global Food Security Index (GFSI) according to the report issued by the Economist Intelligence Research Unit.
Director of the Food Security Department at the Ministry of Municipality Dr. Masoud Jarallah Al Marri stated that Qatar jumped 13 places to 24th out of 113 countries in 2021 after it was ranked 37th in 2020.
He pointed out that Qatar has invested heavily in food and agricultural policies, infrastructure, market updates, ports, and storage reserves.
The country has also increased interest in the field of food security research and established a fund to sponsor agricultural and food research, in addition to developing the national strategy for nutrition, including guidelines, standards, labels, and posters for nutrition, while providing healthy food and nutrients from minerals and vitamins, as well as intensifying efforts to adapt to climate change and preserve land, water, and marine resources.
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