Ambassador Jamale Chouaibi delivers remarks at the International Conference on “Food Security and Nutrion for All”, Hanoi, 25 May 2022
At the invitation of Institute for Africa and Middle East Studies (IAMES) under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), H.E. Mr. Jamale Chouaibi, Ambassador of His Majesty the King of Morocco to Vietnam delivered remarks as a key speaker at the International Conference on “Food Security and Nutrion for All” which was coorganized on the occasion of Africa Day (May 25) by IAMES and Vietnam-Africa Economic Union (VAECA) in cooperation with the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) in Asia-Pacific in Hanoi, on 25 May 2022.
Ambassador Chouaibi welcomed the efforts of the Organizing Committee in addressing food security given the worsening trend of malnutrition in Africa and the urgent need for enhanced international and South-South cooperation to effectively overcome it.
Ambassador affirmed that food security was a major challenge for African countries including Morocco and highlighted the Kingdom’s efforts to ensure food self-sufficiency and socio-economic development.
He reiterated the willingness of the Kingdom to share experiences and good practices, and provide expertise based on the need of each partner country in order to promote food security in Africa.
He also emphasized the strong engagement of the Kingdom in South-South cooperation and solidarity under the leadership of His Majesty the King as well as its involvement in triangular and quadripartite cooperation for the development of the African agricultural sector with the support of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD).
The event was held in person and online with the participation of Chairwoman of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), representatives of IAMES, Food and United Nations Agriculture (FAO) in Vietnam; managers, diplomats, policy makers, scientific researchers, Vietnamese and African businesses...
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