Muscat, The 2-day Agricultural, Animal and Food
Investment Forum, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and
Fisheries, will be held tomorrow /Wednesday/ at Oman Convention and
Exhibition Centre under the patronage of Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tariq al-
Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Relations and International Cooperation
Affairs and the Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan.
The forum aims at activating the participation of the private sector in
agriculture and fisheries investments in the Sultanate and promote the
role of sustainable development as it is an analysis to assess what has
been achieved during the previous periods and determine what is
required to be achieved during the coming periods based on the Oman
Vision 2040 in the field of food security.
The forum is part of the government’s efforts to expand the
partnership with the private sector in investment and will review
initiatives, success stories and investment opportunities in the
Sultanate and its role in activating food investments in support of food
security. It also reviews global technological developments and how
they can be used to maximize economic returns.
The forum will be attended by a number of stakeholders from the
government and private sectors, experts, researchers, interested
parties and other partners to discuss the reality and prospects of
supporting investment of food security in the Sultanate.
Source: Oman News Agency