AU: Morocco Takes Part in Meeting of Technical Committee on Agriculture
Rabat, 04/10/2017 (MAP) – An important delegation from the agriculture sector, led by Aziz Akhannouch, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, will take part, on Oct. 5-6 in Addis Ababa, in the Ministerial Meeting of the second ordinary session of the AU Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and the Environment.
The committee is tasked with examining reports on the said sectors cited in order to submit the conclusions to the summit of heads of state and government scheduled in January 2018, said on Wednesday a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture.
Beginning with expert meetings (Oct. 2-4), the second ordinary session of the AU Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and the Environment will conclude with a ministerial meeting (Oct. 5-6), according to the same source.
Among issues on the agenda are the assessment of the achievement of the set priority objectives, such as improving agricultural investment and growth, combating poverty and hunger, youth integration and agriculture resilience, it said.