الأمن الغذائي العراقي بين التحديات ومتطلبات التنمية المستدامة

Abstract

Food security is one of the topics that have received great attention at the global and local levels. Iraq has been striving to meet its requirements. The issue of addressing its challenges has become important and major, especially the continuing food deficit in the country and the accumulation of the food gap in spite of its agricultural potential. The research concluded that the food security in Iraq is deteriorating, accompanied by an imbalance between the growing needs of the population following the rapid population growth and the failure of the agricultural sector to meet the food requirements. As well as the global challenges, the most important of which are the rise in the prices of the main food commodities and the opening of the Iraqi economy abroad, thus flooding the local market with food commodities. The research included three axes. The first included a conceptual framework for food security and sustainable development , the second focused on the challenges of food security, The main requirements for achieving food security in light of the requirements of sustainable development.