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Monday 10 February 2014

First Moroccan-French Agricultural Committee

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First Moroccan-French Agricultural Committee

Morocco, France Sign Three Agreements In Sanitary, Phytosanitary And Agricultural Training Fields

Morocco and France signed on Monday three partnership agreements in sanitary, phytosanitary and agricultural technical training fields.

   These agreements were signed at a meeting chaired by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Aziz Akhannouch and French counterpart, Stéphane Le Foll, in the presence of deputy minister for Agri-business Guillaume Garot.

   The first agreement relates to study abroad programs and internships in farms in France for students of agricultural training institutions.

   The second provides for using French expertise to accompany the restructuring of the Moroccan system of education and vocational training in agriculture.

   The third agreement, signed by the National Office of Safety of Food Products (ONSSA) and the French Directorate General of Food (EB), covers sanitary and phytosanitary cooperation.


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First Moroccan-French Agricultural Committee Opens In Paris

 The first session of the Moroccan-French agricultural committee opened this Tuesday in Paris with discussions between professionals of cereals, cattle-breeding and fruits and vegetables of the two countries.

Other items on this meeting include institutional issues with debates regarding food security, agro-ecology and development of rural territories.

Discussions will also include cooperation in research, agricultural training, food industry, animal health as well as monitoring of agricultural activities and rural development.

On the sidelines of this meeting, Moroccan and French agriculture ministers, respectively Aziz Akhannouch and Stéphane Le Foll chaired on Monday the signing of three partnership agreements in phytosanitary and sanitary fields and agricultural technical training.


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