International camel conference in Riyadh to boost investment ties


RIYADH: The Saudi Camel Club and the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture are scheduled to organize an international conference on the economies of camels on the sidelines of the sixth edition of the King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival in December.

The conference will review international expertise and practices on how to utilize and manufacture camel products.

It will also consider new methods for sustaining local practices in nutrition according to modern practices for economic and social development.

Participants will discuss camel traditions and the maintenance of biological diversity and adapting to climate change and alleviating its impacts.

The conference will work on creating a comprehensive camels industry that develops community revenues through raising two million heads of camels, representing 7 percent of the livestock wealth of Saudi Arabia.

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