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Sciences about Earth , UDC: 911.3:33 DOI: 10.25688/2076-9091.2023.52.4.05


  • Lopatnikov Dmitry Leonidovich Doctor of Geographical Sciences, Associate Professor
  • Shekhadeh Shakira


The relevance of the article is due to the fact, that despite various measures taken in the first decades of this century, food insecurity remains an unresolved problem for Arab countries. The article reveals that food security in the Arab world is very unstable, spatially mosaic and is primarily related to the level of income of the population. If malnutrition is the main problem for low — income countries, then overeating (obesity) is becoming an increasingly serious problem for high-income countries. In most Arab countries, there is no self-sufficiency in the most important strategic crop, wheat. The weakness of technical and logistical capabilities in most Arab States is also one of the main reasons for the decline in food security. The problem is aggravated by military conflicts in a number of Arab States.

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Lopatnikov, D. L. & Shekhadeh, S. . (2023). ARAB FOOD SECURITY FAO BASELINE INDICATORS Bulletin of the Moscow City Pedagogical University. Series "Pedagogy and Psychology", 2023, №4 (52), 62. https://doi.org/10.25688/2076-9091.2023.52.4.05
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