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Tuesday 9 April 2019

SIAM: an Opportunity to Promote Innovative and Forward-looking Agriculture Sector (Swiss Secretary of State)

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SIAM: an Opportunity to Promote Innovative and Forward-looking Agriculture Sector (Swiss Secretary of State)

Switzerland's participation as a guest of honor in the 14th edition of the International Agricultural Fair in Morocco (SIAM), scheduled for 16 to 21 April in Meknes, is an opportunity to promote an innovative and forward-looking agriculture sector, said secretary of State and director general of Switzerland's Federal Office for Agriculture, Bernard Lehmann.

SIAM "gives us the opportunity to promote more sustainable agriculture and food systems in all three economic, environmental and social dimensions", said the Swiss official in a video message at a press conference held on Friday in Rabat to present Switzerland's participation in SIAM 2019.

This Fair is also an occasion for the Swiss Confederation to promote innovative and forward-looking agriculture and agri-food sectors, he added, noting that his country and Morocco, as well as the entire international community and committed actors, must collaborate and ensure a sustainable agricultural future for upcoming generations.

Lehmann also expressed his country's great pride in being the guest of honor at the 14th edition of SIAM and in having been chosen to take part in the national agriculture Conference that will be held on the sidelines of this event.

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