Food security and safety in Saudi Arabia
Najeeb Alhumaid, Partner at Farrelly & Mitchell, and based at the firm’s Riyadh office speaks about the geographical and historical contexts that impact national and regional food security. For example, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has unique climate conditions and is very mindful of storage and contingency in its food security strategy.
There are frequent reminders of the importance of maintaining resilience of human food and water supplies to cope with disruptive events. Harnessing technology for the purposes of monitoring and reinforcement of supply chains is essential.
Big Data, blockchain have a big part to play in cutting down on food wastage and sensitive monitoring of the entire food supply chain. The forecasting exists today that wasn’t available to previous generations.
Policy makers and businesses have all benefited from Farrelly & Mitchell’s dedicated sector focus and food security acumen.
Based in Farrelly & Mitchell's Riyadh office, Partner Najeeb has extensive experience in the middle east. Najeeb has worked with major food and beverage suppliers worldwide, and has an excellent track record in supporting mergers and acquisitions.
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