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Sultanate ranked 29th in 2018 Global Food Security Index

Sultanate ranked 29th in 2018 Global Food Security Index

The sultanate ranked third in the GCC and Arab level and 29th at the worldwide level. The report pointed out that regardless of the decline in the sultanate’s ranking right after it was ranked 28th in 2017,  it got a far better assessment in 2018.

Oman remained in sixth spot in the GCC and Arab level in the criterion of access to meals. It remained at the identical rank of 2017, which was 33rd globally.

In Food Availability Standard, Oman ranked very first amongst the GCC and Arab nations to preserve the identical regional ranking of 2017, whilst its worldwide ranking of this normal dropped from 21 in 2017 to 22 in 2018. However, the price of assessment of this element elevated by 1.1 point, increasing from 75.three points in 2017, to 76.four points in 2018.

In Food Safety and Quality Standard, the sultanate sophisticated globally to 34th right after it was 35th in 2017. Despite this progress, the assessment price slightly decreased by 1.1 points, dropping to 71.eight points in 2018. Oman sophisticated at the Arab and GCC levels to the second spot right after Qatar in Food Safety and Quality Standard. It was ranked third at the regional level in 2017.

As for Natural Resources and Resilience Standard, the sultanate ranked 107th, tied with Saudi Arabia, falling from 106 in 2017. Its assessment decreased by 1.six points compared to 2017, to finish in 46.9 points. Among GCC and Arab nations, Oman sophisticated from fourth to third spot right after Kuwait and Qatar.

The Global Food Security Index is primarily based on evaluation of criteria derived from components of the universally adopted idea of meals safety, namely accessibility, meals availability, meals high quality and security, and organic sources and resilience.

Singapore ranked very first in the planet, followed by Ireland in second spot, the UK in third spot, the US in fourth and the Netherlands in fifth.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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