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Second Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment

October 05, 2017

Second Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment

What: Opening of the Ministerial Session of the Second Specialized Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment

Date: Thursday, 5th October 2017

Venue: Medium Conference Hall, AU Headquarters

Who: The African Union’s Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture

Focus and theme:

The STC meeting will consider and adopt strategic documents and reports related to Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment and to provide policy recommendations and guidance on topics that are high on Africa’s Development Agenda 2063.

The theme of the 2017 STC is, “Enhancing environmental sustainability and agricultural transformation to achieve food and nutrition security in advancing Agenda 2063.”

Journalists are invited to cover the opening ceremony of the STC tomorrow October 5th, 2017 at 9:00a.m.

For more information contact:

Ms. Carol Jilombo

Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture

Email: Jilomboc@africa-union.org

Media and interview contact:

Molalet Tsedeke, Directorate of Information and Communication, AU Commission;

E-mail: molalett@africa-union.org; +251-911630631

For further information:

Directorate of Information and Communication | African Union Commission I E-mail: DIC@africa-union.org I Website: www.au.int I Addis Ababa | Ethiopia

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