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1 Sponsored by 2 5 October 2016 Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center Investing in Sustainable Food Security A new era of organic agriculture and modern fish farming Held concurrently with Diamond Sponsor Strategic Partner Supported by

2 Saudi Agriculture Exhibition Decades of excellence For 34 consecutive years, the Saudi Agriculture reinforced its leadership position in the field of agricultural development and industries associated with it. Under the Continuous support of the Ministry of Agriculture, Saudi Agriculture has proved many times over, its effective contribution to the growth and development of the agricultural sector in Saudi Arabia and its elevation to international standards. Held Concurrently with the Saudi Agro-Food and Saudi Food Pack; Saudi Agriculture gathers leading local and international companies to showcase the latest technologies, machinery and services that meet the needs of the Saudi agricultural sector. The successful track record of the exhibition has led to the launch of the thirty fifth edition, which will be held from the 2nd till the 5th of October, 2016 at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre, under the patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture and the support of the Saudi Organic Farming Association. This year, the exhibition will highlight the organic farming and its products,in addition to the fish farming in line with the latest government strategy that aims at achieving sustainable food security. Saudi Agriculture Exhibition in 2015 Highlights 25,147 Visitors EXHIBITORS INFORMATION 21,166 2,488 1,493 Local Regional International Local and International Participants

3 Untapped Opportunities in the Fastest Growing Agriculture Market in the GCC region Saudi Arabia s 2016 national budget highlights the strong focus on economic diversification and sustained commitment in utilizing all available resources in the Kingdom to achieve sustainable food security and economic growth. The 2016 budget allocates a generous SR78.1billion to the resource sectors including agriculture and its subsidiaries Agricultural Road Map Developing the poultry sector Shifting from the traditional green fodder to composite feed Supporting red palm weevil prevention program Developing the aquaculture sector Investing in foreign farmland; especially grains and animal feed Investing in organic agriculture and its products Saudi Agriculture Sector Key Indicators: Saudi Arabia s population of 31 million; corresponding to 150% of the total population of the five Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) 3% of the Saudi GDP equivalent to SR 52 billion is from agriculture 80% of Saudi Arabia s food consumption is imported Local Trends The Kingdom offers vast untapped land estimated at 3,800 km off the coast of the Arabian Gulf and the Red Sea Aquaculture is the fastest growing animal food-producing sector SR30 billion investments in the aquaculture projects in 15 years Increase the poduction of fish to 600,000 tons by 2026 Building 42 fishing ports in the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf by 2026 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia embraces 145 local organic farms Local Opportunities for International Investors Saudi Arabia is The Middle East s largest individual food importer Saudi Arabia is the world s largest importer of barley By 2025, Saudi Arabia will be one of the 10 biggest wheat buyers worldwide Saudi Arabia has been investing in foreign farmland with a demand of 4.5 million tons of Wheat Increase in demand for high quality food products in Saudi Arabia driven by the high income per capita, increase of health awareness, and life-changing diet patterns Opening the 34th edition of Saudi Agriculture under the patronage of the Minister of Agriculture Engineer Abdul Rahman al-fadhli

4 Agriculture Machineries and Products Flower farming Fruits, vegetables and date farming Fertilizers and pesticides Nurseries and crop protection Meat, poultry, and fish products Milk, dairy and Juice products Milking machines Fresh, dried and canned foods Chilled and frozen food Irrigation systems Tractor and power machines Soil cultivation machines Planting machines Produce sorter machines Harvesting / post-harvest machines Organic Farming & Products Organic farming Organic food Organic dates Organic fruits and vegetables Organic dairy and juice products Organic meat, poultry and egg products Organic fertilizers and feed Poultry Farming & Equipment Poultry production Poultry health Poultry feed and nutrition Food additives Veterinary products Incubators Feeders Heaters Aquaculture Fish & shrimp farms Fish farming equipment Seafood products Fish canning and packaging machines Fisheries Fish cleaning equipment

5 Manufacturing, Canning, Packaging and Preserving Food Industrial refrigeration practices Consumer products packaging equipment Food preservation and canning practices Industrial refrigeration techniques Packaging equipment Preservation and food packaging techniques Packaging material and equipment Refrigeration equipment & harvest production Safe storage equipment Dairy production equipment Canning equipment Industrial packaging equipment Bakery equipment Food packaging equipment Preservation and canning equipment Dates packaging equipment Packaging and wrapping machinery Sustainable Development Solutions Green Houses Water management systems Pesticide control and solutions Pumping systems and extensions Transport and solution systems Irrigation systems Water treatment systems Alternative energy system

6 Sanoosi Mohammed Said, Sales Manager, VEDCO: Saudi Agriculture 2015 gave us an excellent opportunity to explore investment opportunities in the domestic market and to develop bilateral relations with our counterparts in the region and the world and we are looking to participate in future sessions. Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC): Riyadh Exhibitions Co. Ltd. a Saudi company specialized in organizing exhibitions, conferences and other trade events. The Company caters to several activities for various economic sectors. Throughout its 35 years, REC has organized more than 440 unique and successful shows and conferences renowned for their innovation, professionalism and attention to details. REC boasts an international presence, supported by over 120 commercial and industrial bodies from more than 50 countries. Regionally, REC dominates with its wide range of events programs, serving 20 economic and financial sectors in the Middle East. REC s leading events are certified by UFI. For more information, please visit

7 Book Your Space Now Participate in the largest agricultural event across the Kingdom Massive Opportunities and Growth Potentials New prospects to promote products and build successful partnerships in the Saudi market Take part in the largest specialized B2B exhibition in the agricultural sector locally and regionally Display the latest products, services and technologies to a professional segment and in the presence of industry leaders in the Kingdom and region Connect with representatives of international companies and major investors and traders Discover areas of partnership and cooperation with local and international companies Strengthen presence in the largest agricultural and food markets in the region Open new distribution channels, hire agents and experts in expanding the proliferation of brands Network with officials and decision-makers from the public and private sectors with the possibility of direct agreements and facilitations A premier B2B show Gathering... Agricultural Engineers Farm Owners Veterinarians Poultry Experts and Salesmen Energy and Irrigation Engineers Food Product Traders Noel D. Puno Tel: Ext. 509 Mob: Fax:

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