Ministry of Agriculture

The function of the Ministry of Agriculture is to implement government economic plans and programs concerned with agriculture in the Kingdom.

This Ministry is also responsible for animal resources, fisheries, grain silos and locust control.

The Ministry of Agriculture is responsible for the implementation of all aspects of the Kingdom's agricultural policy. The Ministry takes direct responsibility for irrigation and drainage projects if they are beyond the means of local farming communities and, through the Arable Land Distribution Scheme, identifies land suitable for reclamation and allocation to Saudi citizens for agricultural applications.

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