Agriculture & Fisheries

Oman Agriculture & Fisheries

Oman’s agriculture & fisheries sectors are slated for significant expansion in the years to come as authorities aim to build them up into major contributors to the economy, key employers and significant sources for export earnings. Oman’s Vision 2020 sets the target of raising the agricultural sector’s contribution to GDP to 3.1% by 2020, with annual growth topping 4.5%. It also intends to boost the fishing sector to around 2% of GDP by 2020, with growth of 5.6% per annum. Oman’s is a predominately dry climate, meaning the preservation and efficient use of water is a key priority. To this end, the ministry announced plans in July 2015 to introduce smart meters for projects requiring large amounts of water.

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