Sudan participates in meetings of the 170th FAO Council

The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry was headed by Dr. Aboubakar Omar Al-Bashri, delegate of the Sudan to the 170th session.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) Council, held yesterday in Rome and lasting for three days, reviews the world’s food and agriculture position and considers ways of consolidating international efforts to accelerate the transformation of food systems, as well as discussing FAO’s climate change, science and innovation strategies. 

The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, D. Abubakar Omar Al-Bashri’s efforts on World Food Security valued the efforts of its regional office in Khartoum and his work alongside the Government in developing and implementing agricultural transformation policies. 

He affirmed Sudan’s cooperation and support for all these efforts aimed at creating a world free from hunger and malnutrition and improving the living standards of all, especially the poorest societies, in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner. 

Al-Shabra also reviewed Sudan’s efforts in achieving dietary pathways s commitment to the development of a resilient, equitable, sustainable and resilient food system as it seeks to implement programmes and projects aimed at reducing malnutrition in all its forms, as well as strengthening disaster management capacities and anti-poverty programmes, Attention to smallholder farmers and producers, financial support to poor families and fee-raising for goods and services inviting FAO to stand with the Sudan and provide further assistance for the development of fragile agricultural communities, technology transfer and assistance in capacity-building and resilience to the adverse impacts of climate change. 

The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, in the margins of his participation in the meetings of the 170th session of the Council of Organisations with the Directors of Specialised United Nations Organisations in Rome and a number of officials, is to explore ways to make the most of these organisations’ programmes and projects in the Sudan.

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