Enabling poor rural people
to overcome poverty



The proceedings of the Governing Council live was broadcast live on the internet (Rai24 News) and via satellite

The six roundtables are being held with a view to receive comments and inputs on the draft strategies.

It is expected that the regional roundtables will be chaired by the following members from the region:

  • Ms Teresita Quinto-Deles, Secretary of the Anti-Poverty Commission, in the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines - Asia and the Pacific;
  • H.E. Dr Ivan Angelov, Ambassador of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Agencies in Rome - Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States;
  • H.E. Wiburforce Kisamba-Mugerwa, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries of the Republic of Uganda - Eastern and Southern Africa;
  • H.E. Salvador Urrutia Loucel, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock of the Republic of El Salvador - Latin America and the Caribbean;
  • H.E. Nour Alden Mouna, Minister for Agriculture and Agrarian Reform of the Syrian Arab Republic - Near East and North Africa; and
  • H.E. Papua Diouf, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development of the Republic of Senegal and Mr Sékou Oumar Tall, President of the Permanent Assembly of the Chambers of Agriculture - the Republic of Mali - Western and Central Africa

The proceedings of the Governing Council live was broadcast live on the internet (Rai24 News) and via satellite