Arab food security forum kicks off

Wheat farmers farmer
(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Arab Forum for Agriculture began on Sunday under the title "Arab Food Security in the Face of Challenges", gathering Arab and international organizations and agricultural development and food security experts, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

The forum’s CEO, Awni Kloub, said on Sunday that a strong agricultural sector is essential to food security, but that despite its strengths, the Arab world’s agricultural sectors lag behind.

During the forum, participants will explore means of cooperating and exchanging expertise, and discuss opportunities and challenges in the agricultural field, with the aim of enhancing production.

The forum also aims to establish a platform for Arab agricultural cooperation and attract specialists in agricultural affairs for periodic fruitful dialogue to advance sustainable agricultural development.

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