American Univesity of Beirut

Rami Zuraryk at the Regional Consultative Technical Meeting, Cairo

​​LDEM’s Dr. Rami Zurayk participated in the “Regional Consultative Technical Meeting” which was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa (NENA). The meeting was held in Cairo, Egypt (January 20). Dr. Zurayk was invited as a discussant in the thematic session addressing "Building resilient farming communities to boost local economies and create decent rural employment".

 The meeting in Cairo gathered senior officials from governments in the Near East and North Africa region and from FAO to discuss and review topics falling under the overall theme of the Regional Conference namely that of food system transformation in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

The regional consultative meeting has been organized in anticipation of the forthcoming 35th session of the FAO Regional Conference for the Near East, which will take place in Muscat, Oman (March 2-4) and will gather ministers of agriculture of the region. ​


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