14th Meeting of the COMCEC Agriculture Working Group

The 14th Meeting of COMCEC Agriculture Working Group was held on 9-10 October 2019, in Ankara, with the theme of “Increasing the Resilience of the Food Systems in Islamic Countries in Face of Future Food Crises.”

The meeting was attended by the representatives of 20 Member States. The meeting was further attended by the representatives of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), IDB Group, Pankobirlik, ICCIA, IOFS, SESRIC, SMIIC and COMCEC Coordination Office.

The representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges in increasing the resilience of food systems in their respective countries. Furthermore, in line with the relevant resolution of the 34th Ministerial Session of the COMCEC, the 14th Meeting of the AWG has also served as the preparatory platform for the Ministerial Exchange of Views Session of the 35th COMCEC Session to be held on November 27th, 2019 with the theme of “Sustainable Food Systems in the OIC Member Countries.” The participants have deliberated on the aforementioned theme and developed a set of policy recommendations to be submitted to the Ministers for their kind consideration during the Ministerial Exchange of Views Session.

The meeting has mainly considered the studies titled “Increasing the Resilience of the Food Systems in Islamic States in Face of Future Food Crises” and “COMCEC Agriculture Outlook 2019” prepared by the COMCEC Coordination Office.

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