SA Minister of Agriculture attended the International Forum on Agriculture and Climate Change [fr]
On 20 February 2015, Senzeni Zokwana, South African Minister of Agriculture, attended the International Forum on Agriculture and Climate Change organized ahead the Paris Agriculture International Show (21 Feb-1 Mar) and the COP21 to be held in Paris in December.
The forum was organised by the French minister of Foreign Affairs and International development, in partnership with the National Exhibition and Agricultural Fair Centre (CENECA).
Minister Zokwana was invited as a speaker in the last thematic part "Agriculture and climate change: whate role does public policy play?", along with other international officials:
› Jose GRAZIANO DA SILVA, Director-General – Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
› Aziz AKHANNOUCH, Minister of Agriculture (Morocco)
› Sharon DIJKSMA, Minister for Agriculture (The Netherlands)
› Adel El-Beltagi, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (Egypt)
› Stéphane LE FOLL, French Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry
› Abdelwahab NOURI, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (Algeria)
› Senzeni ZOKWANA, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (South Africa)
› Xavier BEULIN, President – French Farmers’ Union (FNSEA)