Agriculture Minister meets with Ambassador of Brazil, head of FAO in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, March 27, 2023 (FBC) – The Minister of Agriculture, Girma Amentie, met with the Ambassador of Brazil to Ethiopia, Jandyr Ferreira dos Santos, and Director of Food and Nutrition of the World Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Lynette Nuffield.
During the minister’s discussion with the ambassador, an agreement was reached between the Brazilian government and Ethiopia to work together on issues pertaining to acidic soil and soil fertility.
On the other hand, during his discussion with FAO’s Director of Food and Nutrition, Girma appreciated the efforts of Food and Agriculture Organization to support the agricultural sector in Ethiopia.
The Minister also asked FAO to continue its multifaceted support to achieve the work being done to improve the food and nutrition system in Ethiopia.
The FAO Ethiopia Director of Food and Nutrition, for her part, pledged that her organization would provide professional and financial support to the efforts of the Ethiopian government to improve food and nutrition as well as to ensure food and nutrition security.