The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA) is responsible for the regulation and implementation of all aspects of the country’s policies for the environmental, water and agricultural sectors. Because of its areas of responsibility H.E. the Minister Chairs the Boards of several vital organizations related to the Ministry’s fields of operation such as the Presidency for Meteorology and Environment, Saudi Wilde Life Authority, Saline Water Conversion Corporation, National Water Company, Saudi Arabian Grains Organization, Agriculture Development Fund and the Irrigation and Drainage Authority.
The Ministry implements environmental, water production and agricultural plans and programs across the Kingdom with a focus on sustainability and value creation. It has widened its contribution to the national economy through numerous programs especially in the areas of food security, water preservation and environmental protection. Within these vital industries, it has created millions of viable value adding sustainable jobs for the citizens of Saudi Arabia.
Areas of activity:
Advise on agricultural innovations and conductin adoptation trials
Focus of Capacity Development:
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