High-level Ministerial Meeting of the SSTC-ADFS partnership initiative, Antalya, Turkey

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Antalya, Turkey – A  high level  Ministerial  Meeting  is  organized  in  the  framework  of  the  partnership  initiative  on  South-South  and  Triangular  Cooperation  for  Agricultural  Development  and  Enhanced  Food  Security  (SSTC-ADFS)  jointly  supported  by  the  International  Fund  for  Agricultural  Development  (IFAD),  the  Islamic  Development  Bank  (IDB),  and  the  United  Nations  Office  for  South-South  Cooperation  (UNOSSC). It was an opportunity for the ministries of agriculture of  Algeria,  Hungary,  Kyrgyzstan,  Morocco,  Sudan,  Tunisia,  Turkey,  and Uzbekistan to put forth their visions on the best ways for the cooperation towards achieving common goals.  The Meeting is expected to result in establishing a platform for collaboration at a policy level.

GUEST SPEAKER

SESSION 1: SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION IN RESPONDING TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES – HIGH-LEVEL STATEMENTS BY THE PARTICIPATING MEMBER STATES

  1. HUNGARY, H.E. Ms. Katalin Tóth, Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary
  2. KAZAKHSTAN, Ms. Ulbossyn Sarybayeva, Director a.i., Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Kazakhstan | Russian Version
  3. KYRGYZSTAN, H.E. Mr. Zhanybek Kerimaliev, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Food Industry and Melioration of the Kyrgyz Republic
  4. MOROCCO, Ms. Imane Louati, Head of Multilateral and Financial Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, Kingdom of Morocco
  5. SUDAN, H.E. Mr. Sabri Eldaw Bakhit Mohamed, State Minister of Agriculture and Forests of Sudan | Arabic Version
  6. TUNISIA, Mr. Sofian Ben Mouaddeb, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries, Tunisia
  7. TURKEY, Dr. Bulent Sönmez, Head of Department, Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Livestock, Republic of Turkey
  8. UZBEKISTAN, Mr. Muhammadjon Kosimov, Head of Department of Economic Analysis and Forecasting of Development of Agricultural Production, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, Uzbekistan

SESSION 2: RAISING FURTHER THE RELEVANCE OF PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE ON SOUTH-SOUTH & TRIANGULAR COOPERATION FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND ENHANCED FOOD SECURITY (SSTC-ADFS) TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS BY THE SUPPORTING MULTILATERAL INSTITUTIONS

  1. ROLE OF SOUTH-SOUTH AND TRIANGULAR COOPERATION IN THE IFAD BUSINESS MODEL, Ms. Dina Saleh, Сountry Manager in Turkey, IFAD
  2. ROLE OF IsDB REVERSE LINKAGES APPROACH IN FURTHER ADVANCING THE SSTC-ADFS INITIATIVE, Mr. Abdelhakim Yessouf, Senior Technical Cooperation Specialist, Reverse Linkages Division, Capacity Development Department, IsDB
  3. OVERVIEW OF THE KEY COMPONENTS OF THE SSTC-ADFS PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE, Mr. Edem Bakhshish, Chief of Division for Arab States, Europe and the CIS, UNOSSC

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