Report: How has the Covid-19 pandemic impacted Qatar’s food security?

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The trade dispute between Qatar and some of its neighbours in 2017-20 served to strengthen the country's food security, spurring it to ramp up domestic production capacity and diversify global trade partners. A number of integrated strategies and programmes continue to guide long-term food security priorities and enhance self-sufficiency in essential items. As a result of this policy focus, Qatar was able to weather the sudden disruption to global food supply chains caused by the pandemic. Looking ahead, the expansion of e-commerce offerings and related last-mile delivery services and storage infrastructure should further support food security goals in the years ahead, increasing options for consumers and ensuring the accessibility of essential items, even during times of crisis. With the global agri-technology market poised for a post-pandemic investment boom, Qatar and other GCC markets facing similar challenges will be at the forefront.

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