1st Meeting of the COMCEC Agriculture Working Group

The First Meeting of the COMCEC Agriculture Working Group was held on June 6th, 2013 in Ankara, Turkey with the theme of “Increasing Agricultural Productivity in the COMCEC Region: Improving Irrigation Capacity”.

The Meeting was attended by the representatives of 13 Member States, which have notified their focal points for the Agriculture Working Group namely, Afghanistan, Egypt, Gambia, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Palestine, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey. Representatives of COMCEC Coordination Office, SESRIC, Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and some other guests have also attended the Meeting.

The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges in water management in their respective countries. The Meeting has considered the Studies “Increasing Agricultural Productivity in the COMCEC Region: Improving Irrigation Capacity” commissioned by the COMCEC Coordination Office to an academician and the “COMCEC Agriculture Outlook 2013” prepared by the COMCEC Coordination Office.

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