Morocco, Algeria Sign MoU In Agriculture   Leave a comment

27/04/2011 : RABAT – Morocco and Algeria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost bilateral co-operation in the field of agriculture and on strengthening food security.

The MoU was signed here Monday by Moroccan Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Aziz Akhennouch and his Algerian counterpart, Rachid Benaissa, who is on a working visit to Morocco.

Under this MoU, the two countries agreed to improve bilateral co-operation in various aspects related to the agriculture sector to enhance food security in both countries.

The five-year MoU covers several areas such as scientific research, animal and plant production, animal health, the fight against desertification and rural development, in addition to the export of agricultural products between the two countries.

It will encourage the exchange of visits, information, studies and expertise in the abovementioned fields, as well as participation in agricultural fairs held in Morocco and Algeria.

The MoU also provides for promoting relations between the two countries’ economic operators, professionals, as well as scientific and technical bodies.

Akhannouch highlighted the potential for co-operation between the two neighbouring countries, particularly in terms of food security and their joint commitment to initiatives aimed at the regulation of international markets for food products.

Benaissa told the press after the signing ceremony that his visit to the Kingdom was to promote bilateral co-operation in agriculture to ensure food security in both countries through a partnership based on the exchange of experiences.

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Posted April 27, 2011 by newworldconsulting in Uncategorized

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