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African Union Commission Joint Ministerial Conference for Agriculture and Trade

By African Union Commission (AUC)
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 27, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- INVITATION

When:November 29-30, 2012

Where:Main Conference Hall, AUC Headquarters,Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Who:Organized by the African Union Commission

Objectives: The two day Ministerial Conference themed, “Boosting intra African trade: a key to agricultural transformation and ensuring food and nutrition security,'' will review progress on implementation of continental agriculture and trade development initiatives and revisit efforts from the two sectors that impact on intra-African Trade, agricultural transformation and achievement of food security in the continent.

Participants:African Ministers of Agriculture and Trade, development partners international organisations, civil society and farmers' organisations.

Journalists are invited to cover the official opening ceremonyon November 29, at 10:00 am followed by a press conference.