Date: 30 Jan, 2018
The Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development participated in the First Media Conference for the Promotion of the Achievements and Programs of Joint Arab Labor Institutions organized by the League of Arab States in Cairo on 22 January 2018.
The event saw participation from ambassadors and delegates of Arab member states of the university, the heads and directors of joint Arab labor institutions, and representatives of civil society organizations.
AAAID contributed with a presentation during the fourth working session titled “Arab Food and Water Security”, which highlighted the vision, mission and objectives of the Arab Authority in contributing to the achievement of Arab food security and reducing the Arab food gap which amounts to about USD 40 billion annually. There was also a review of the activities, achievements, projects and companies of the Arab Authority in the fields of plant and animal production, food processing, agriculture and agricultural services. In addition to the new projects and companies whose studies have been completed and others still being implemented. The participation of the Arab Authority comes through sharing its role in the implementation of development and research activities and the transfer of modern technologies to farmers in a number of Arab countries.
It is worth mentioning that the conference addressed the role of Arab labor institutions in achieving their goals towards sustainable development by 2030 in the Arab region. The conference also discussed the role of various media outlets in promoting the activities of Arab joint labor institutions in addition to many important annexes related to education, culture, scientific research, unemployment, employment, youth, food and water security, poverty issues, refugees and displaced persons, security and countering extremism.