Date: 04 Nov, 2019
His Excellency Mohamed Bin Obaid Al Mazrooei, President of the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development, participated in the activities of the third edition of the Arab Sustainable Development Week, which was held during the period 3-6 November in Cairo, Egypt in partnership with the World Bank, the European Union and the United Nations Sustainable Development Group. The Event was under the theme “Integrated Partnership for Sustainable Future”.
During the event, H.E Mohammed Bin Obaid AL Mazrooei, representing AAAID, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dr. Kamal Hassan Ali, Head of Economic Affairs and Assistant Secretary General, representing the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States. The signing was witnessed and honored by the presence of H.E Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States.
The MOU aims to develop and activate joint strategic policies to serve the goals of sustainable development 2030 and food security. As well as, unify efforts to face the changes and challenges in the field of agricultural sector growth and development and management of natural resources to work efficiently and to find solutions to agricultural problems. The two sides seek to cooperate in several areas, including intensifying efforts to support training and building of Arab competencies and capacities in the field of food security and sustainable development. This also includes exchange of information, experiences, studies, consultations in the field of agriculture and modern technologies in support of food policies. And lastly, organizing conferences and seminars to promote better agricultural and food practices and raising awareness on agricultural issues.