4th Meeting of the COMCEC Agriculture Working Group

The 4th The 4th Meeting of the COMCEC Agriculture Working Group was held on September 25th, 2014 with the theme of “Facilitating Smallholder Farmers’ Market Access in the OIC Member Countries”

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, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Senegal, Sudan, Turkey and Uganda. Representatives of COMCEC Coordination Office, Islamic Development Bank (IDB), World Bank Ankara Office and Polatlı Grain Exchange have also attended the Meeting.

The Representatives of the Member States have deliberated on the policy options/advices for Facilitating Smallholder Farmers’ Market Access and shared their experiences, achievements and challenges regarding small-scale farmers in their respective countries. Moreover, the Studies titled “Facilitating Smallholder Farmers’ Market Access in the OIC Member Countries” and the “COMCEC Agriculture Outlook 2014” are also considered during the Meeting.

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