MoALI holds meeting with FAO for agricultural development in Myanmar

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Union Minister Dr Aung Thu holds meeting with Food and Agriculture Organization-FAO representatives in Nay Pyi Taw on 6 November 2020. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr Aung Thu attended a co-operation meeting with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for the development of Myanmar’s agricultural sector.
The meeting discussed food security under the Country Programme Framework (CPF) (2017-2022); Nutrition and food safety; Land and water resource management; Climate change and disaster relief programmes; Issues related to the priorities of the Agricultural Development Strategy; Food security; Development of nutrition and diversified crop production; Increased crop consumption of nutritious and low-consumption vegetables in Myanmar; Issues related to the promotion of hunger eradication; Issues related to climate change and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the agricultural sector; Irrigation sector development and climate-friendly agriculture development; Livelihood and social rehabilitation, and implementation of the Agriculture Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction (AAPDRR).
The meeting was also attended by the Permanent Secretary, the Directors-General, Country Representative of FAO in Myanmar Ms Xiaojie Fan and officials.—MNA (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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