Agricultural Innovation: Moroccan Experience Highlighted in Rome
Rome – The Moroccan experience in agricultural innovation was highlighted, Tuesday in Rome, during the first informal consultation on the strategy of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on science and innovation.
Agricultural innovation in Morocco is receiving special attention, particularly from public authorities, research institutes and private sector entities, said the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations Agencies in Rome, Houda Ayouch, during the first informal consultation on the FAO’s strategy for science and innovation.
On this occasion, she highlighted the Royal initiative “Green Generation 2020-2030”, which aims to improve the quality of agricultural production and strengthen its adaptation to new global technological trends.
Ayouch reviewed many projects, strategies and initiatives conducted by the Kingdom in favor of the African continent in order to promote and encourage science and innovation in the agricultural sector.
In this regard, the Moroccan diplomat mentioned the “Green Energy Park” and the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, which has a center of research and innovation to serve Africa to take advantage of the potential and opportunities offered by science and technology.
Morocco is ready to support the efforts that will be made under the FAO strategy on science and innovation, through sharing with the UN agency its expertise in the field of agricultural innovation as well as the material and technical resources it has, she stressed.