To cite this publication: “Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East,” CIRS Summary Report no. 6 (Doha, Qatar: Center for International and Regional Studies, 2012).The “Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East” Summary Report details the findings presented in the research initiative through working group meetings. The initiative is comprised of original, empirically-grounded investigations that collectively offer the most comprehensive study available to date on food security in the Middle East. Some of the major themes examined include the ascent and decline of various food regimes, urban agriculture, overseas agricultural land purchases, national food self-sufficiency strategies, distribution networks and food consumption patterns, and nutrition transitions and healthcare. Collectively, the chapters represent highly original contributions to the disciplines of political science, economics, agricultural studies, and healthcare policy.