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The North Africa Event
October 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
“The North Africa Event” will be held in Cairo (Egypt) on next 28th October 2019. The event is organized by LEAP4FNSSA project with the support of the Agricultural Research Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation. This event will take place in the frame of the 10th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security, a 2-days event that will run on the 29th and the 30th October under the theme “Towards Ending Hunger in Africa: Leveraging New Agricultural Technologies for Improved African Diets”.
“Building Research and Innovation Collaborations within the frame of the African-European Partnership and the FNSSA Road Map” aims at promoting a public-private alliance in the framework of the North-African chapter and at establishing an AU-EU Partnership on research and innovation in food and nutrition security to develop joint projects. The event will bring together several actors (e.g. partners of LEAP4FNSSA project, EU Ambassador, Ministries and Governmental Agencies from different African Countries, research organizations, representatives of the private sector, innovation agencies and innovation actors) to debating together in different panel sessions.
The event will be opened by the welcome address of H.E. Ambassador Ivan Surkos, Head of European Union Delegation to Egypt and H.E. Prof. Dr. Ezz El Din Abu Steit, Minister of Agriculture & Land Reclamation.
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