THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL POLICIES ON FOOD SECURITY IN SELECTED ARAB COUNTRIES WITH SPECIL REFERENCE TO IRAQ (WHEAT CROP MODEL)
Mesopotamia Journal of Agriculture,
2012, Volume 40, Issue 0, Pages 171-181
The research aims to study and measure the impact of agricultural policies on the amount of output and food security of the wheat crop in some Arab countries (Egypt and Morocco) with special reference to Iraq and adopted a search on the hypothesis that agricultural policies effects of varying reflected on the food security of the wheat crop in the countries of the research sample , also adopted Find descriptive method with quantitative analysis using the method of least squares routine to determine the effect of some economic indicators, agricultural independent dependent variable amount of agricultural output of wheat and then measure the amount of estimated output of the first model with some indicators of the economic policies of agricultural in the size of the food gap of wheat crop using the method of least squares routine two-stage, in order to achieve more accurate results, and the most important conclusions of the research is the inability of the amount of output of wheat to keep pace with the quantities consumed due to the increase and the rapid growth in population in all countries in the research sample and this leads to increase aggregate demand for this crop and the inability to reach the stage of self-sufficiency.
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