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Honorable Visit of the Executive Managing Director of CGIAR to the Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Food Security

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6 February 2024

6 FEBRUARY 2024 I WISMA TANI, PUTRAJAYA


Honorable Visit of the Executive Managing Director of Cgiar to the Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Food Security


CGIAR Executive Managing Director, Dr Ismahane Elouafi paid a courtesy call on YB Datuk Seri Haji Mohamad bin Sabu, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security on 6 February 2024 at Wisma Tani, Putrajaya. CGIAR is a group of international Research Institutes that gives special focus to research areas for food security, eradicating poverty, dealing with the impact of climate change and overcoming the issue of environmental degradation. The visit was also attended by Dr Essam Yassin Mohammed, Director General of Worldfish which is headquartered in Penang and is one of 15 research institutes under the administration of CGIAR that focuses on research in the field of fisheries and aquaculture.


This courtesy visit further strengthens the relationship and cooperation between the Ministry and CGIAR in ensuring the security of food supply. Also present, YBhg. Dato’ Haji Azahari bin Othman, Senior Director of the Aquaculture Division, Mr. Nazri bin Ishak, Director of Strategic Planning Policy Division, Dr. Mohd Shukri bin Mat Ali @ Ibrahim, Director of Agrobiodiversity and Environment Research Center and Fisheries Officers of the Malaysian Fisheries Department Headquarters.

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