The Future of Organic Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

6:15

Opening remarks from the presenter

6:20

Presentation: Overview of the future potential for organic agriculture –
approaching current challenges and progress plans

Eng. Ayman Bin Saad Al Ghamdi
Director General of The Department of Organic Production
Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture

6:30

Panel Discussion: Organic agriculture Development (between reality and expectation) in Saudi Arabia and future investment strategies

  • Explore the investment opportunities proposed in the organic agriculture
  • sector for small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Executive Action Plan for Organic Agriculture Policy in Saudi Arabia
  • Ensure the integrity of organic farming procedures within the national standards
  • and regulation of the Ministry of Agriculture for Organic Agriculture
  • The role of the private sector in promoting food quality and safety
  • Areas of Sustainable impact attracting investments and models of international
  • cooperation between the public and private sectors
  • The role of the Saudi Association for Organic Agriculture in supporting the
  • organic agriculture sector in Saudi Arabia
  • Keeping up with the development of organic agriculture in Saudi Arabia with
  • the countries of the world
Moderator:

Ms. Hanan Mutlaq
Journalist

Panelists:

Eng. Ayman Al-Ghamdi
Director General of The Department of Organic Production – Ministry of
Environment, Water and Agriculture

Mr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz AlHosan
Secretary General – Saudi Society for Organic Agriculture

Dr. Ibrahim Al-Shahwan
Owner – Al-Shahwan Organic Farm

Dr. Mazen AlKhateeb
Project Director – Organic Farming Development Project – Palladium

7:15

Closing remarks by the presenter

Closing for Day 1