Agriculture & Fisheries

Oman Agriculture 2014
Given rapid growth in other sectors of the economy, fishing and farming’s relative contribution has decreased in recent years, falling from 2.8% of GDP in 1995 to 1.1% in 2012, however the government is aiming to spur sector growth and boost this to 5.1% of GDP by 2020. Steady increases in crop and livestock yields have raised self-sufficiency levels; as of early 2013, Oman produced 75% of its fruit and vegetables needs. Levels for poultry are lower, at around 40%, meaning there is plenty of room for local firms to boost production. Water management aided by dams & desalination plants, combined with significant potential for growing crops in the Dhofar region further aids the potential for expansion in this sector.
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