Qatar's Agriculture Sector


of Qatar’s Food Imports are from the United States


Expected annual growth rate of Qatar’s Agriculture sector through 2025

Qatar achieved self-sufficiency in various fresh food products, including vegetables, meat and fish, in 2019.

Key Organizations

Ministry of Municipality & Environment (MME)

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) is a Qatari government entity that serves to protect the environment and develop the natural resources in the state of Qatar as well as support the country’s food security initiatives.

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Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI)

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) is responsible for the regulation of trade and industrial activities in Qatar. Its scope is to ensure fair trade and competition and restrict fraudulent and monopolistic activities.

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Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (IPA Qatar)

The IPA Qatar oversees investment promotion activities under the Invest Qatar brand and acts as the country’s umbrella organization for foreign direct investment attraction.

Go to IPA Qatar Guide

Qatar Free Zones Authority

The Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) is an independent authority created in 2018 to oversee free zones in Qatar, offering opportunities for businesses seeking to expand globally.

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Al Qamra Holding

AQH is one of the leading business conglomerates of Qatar, it manages a portfolio of companies specializing in a diverse array of sectors, such as real estate, construction, education, aquaculture services, and agriculture.

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Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI)

The QCCI was established in 1963, and its primary function is to organize business interests and represent the Qatari private sector both locally and internationally and to support the country’s economic actors and productivity.

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Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA)

The key function of QBA is to work as the link between Qatar’s strategic plans and the activities of Qatari businessmen. QBA aims to play a leading role in the development of private sector activities at the local and international levels.

Go to QBA Guide