Ibri, A seminar on “Investment in the Food Security Sector and

Business Opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises” was held at the branch of Oman

Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) in the Governorate of A’Dhahirah today. The

seminar was held under the patronage of Dr. Fuad bin Jaafar al- Sagwani, Minister of

Agriculture and Fisheries.

Saif bin Said al- Badi, OCCI Board Member and Head of A’Dhahirah Branch made a

speech during which he explained that the food security sector is considered an important

sector in the national economy and hence the seminar was organized to shed light on this

sector, and to study the ways to invest in it, in addition to effectively developing it, as it is

hoped that it will meet the requirements of growth and local consumption, and support the

stability of food prices in domestic markets.

During the seminar, working papers were presented with the participation of Omani Food

Investment Holding Company, Mazoon Dairy Company, Namaa Poultry Company and

Oman Technology Fund.

The working papers dealt with investment opportunities in the food security sector in the

Governorate of A’Dhahirah, familiarizing businessmen and business women with the

business opportunities available to small and medium enterprises, in addition to the

projects of companies participating in the field of investment in the food industry and its

future work, as well as the business opportunities offered to small and medium enterprises

were also identified.

Source: Oman News Agency