The Minister of Supply participates in the closing session of the International Forum for Food and Agriculture

The Minister of Supply participates in the closing session of the International Forum for Food and Agriculture
The Minister of Supply participates in the closing session of the International Forum for Food and Agriculture
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Dr. Ali Al-Moselhi, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, participated in the closing session of the International Forum for Food and Agriculture in Berlin, which was held from January 18-22, 2023, in the presence of 70 ministers at the level of countries of the world.

A set of final recommendations were issued by the International Food Forum, as follows:

First: Designing and developing crisis-free food systems

The main objective is to develop food systems that are resistant to crises, sustainable and flexible, provided that they include securing the economic foundations for agriculture and appropriate working conditions, especially the need to support farms run by families, women, youth, small agricultural holders, companies, and small and vulnerable groups. The main ideas of these systems depend on Reducing food waste and trade based on economic foundations and supporting sustainable supply chains, while promoting regional agriculture that is compatible with agricultural sites to enhance diversity.

Second: Promoting climate-friendly food systems

In addition to meeting the global goal of reducing the planet’s temperature by 1.5 degrees Celsius, and supporting the recommendations and goals of the COP27 climate conference for agriculture, green energy, and reducing emissions and global warming, through sustainable management systems for agricultural fertilizers and animal production, to enhance the adaptation of modern agricultural systems to changes. Climate, while reducing energy consumption in the agricultural sector.

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Third: Advancing sustainable conservation of biodiversity

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Preserving biodiversity is a prerequisite for applicable food systems, in addition to promoting soil health and agricultural ecology in order to improve genetic diversity and agricultural biodiversity, by using fertilizers and pesticides more efficiently to reduce soil and water pollution, while criminalizing deforestation and desertification.

Fourth: Intensifying cooperation in sustainable global food systems

The need to expand the global discussions on the affairs of the governance of securing global food supply chains, with the need to integrate the results and recommendations of the Conference of Ministers of Agriculture into the agenda of the United Nations Summit on Food Systems, in addition to strengthening the work of the United Nations Committee for Food Security, as there is convergence and mutual cooperation in various sectors health.

Dr. Ali Al-Moselhy – Minister of Supply and Internal Trade participated in the work of the forum as a representative of Egypt, and during his participation he held a number of meetings to attract and localize the silos and mills industry in Egypt, as well as securing the import of wheat from Germany and Poland with long-term contracts, and he also discussed with officials The Germans and the companies working in the oil industry and oil crops exchange experiences between the two countries in this important strategic industry, as well as attracting investments in the oil industry development project in Sohag and Borg El Arab.

Dr. Ali Al-Moselhi – Minister of Supply and Internal Trade held a meeting with the Polish delegation to enhance cooperation in exporting grains to Egypt, the most important of which is wheat. Al-Moselhi invited the German and Polish ministers to visit Egypt to discuss ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the field of security. During the forum, the doctor explained what Egypt had undertaken in the past eight years of large national projects, such as silos, which increased their storage capacity from 1.2 million tons to 4 million tons, and the expansion of wheat, oily crops, vegetables and fruits.

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