Uganda to host delegates from 40 countries for 10th Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation

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Uganda has been selected to host delegates from over 40 countries for the 10th Anniversary of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Program and Triangular Cooperation and the 2019 FOCAC Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference.

These events will take place in Kampala from the 25th to the 29th of November 2019 under the theme “Inspiration, Inclusion, and Innovation’ and will highlight pathways forward to advance the South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda.

Uganda China delegation
Delegates from the People’s Republic of China with representatives of Top Management of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries led by Mr. Pius Wakabi Kasajja the Permanent Secretary, Ms. Ethel Kamba the Under Secretary, Dr. Juliet Sentumbwe the Director for Animal Resources, Mr. Stephen Byantware the Commissioner for Crop Protection and Dr. James Tumwiine the China SSC Project Coordinator.

Following the 10th FAO-China SSC anniversary, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in collaboration with the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development (LGOP) of the People’s Republic of China, and the International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC) will host the 2019 FOCAC Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference under the theme “Partnership for Transformation in Africa” from the 27th to the 29th November 2019.

The two functions to be held back to back from 25th– 29th November 2019 in the same venue will attract over 200 international delegates from over 40 countries, 20 Honorable Ministers of Agriculture from the various SSC participating countries and close to 150 national participants.

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