5th Meeting of the COMCEC Agriculture Working Group

The 5th Meeting of the COMCEC Agriculture Working Group was held on March 5th, 2015 in Ankara, Turkey with the theme of “Improving Institutional Capacity: Strengthening Farmer Organizations in the OIC Member Countries.”

The Meeting was attended by the representatives of 11 Member States, which have notified their focal points for the Agriculture Working Group namely, Gambia, Indonesia, Jordan, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Suriname, Tunisia and Turkey. Representatives of COMCEC Coordination Office, SESRIC, Islamic Development Bank (IDB), General Committee for Agricultural Cooperation in the European Union (COGECA), PANKOBİRLİK, Jordan Exporters and Producers Association (JEPA) and Dalberg Global Development Advisors have also attended the Meeting.

The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges in strengthening farmer organizations in their respective countries. The Meeting has considered the Studies “Improving Institutional Capacity: Strengthening Farmer Organizations in the OIC Member Countries” commissioned by the COMCEC Coordination Office and the “COMCEC Agriculture Outlook 2014” prepared by the COMCEC Coordination Office.

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