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Turkey - African Union Preparatory Team convened in Ankara

07.02.2017 2nd Meeting of the Preparatory Team for the “Turkey-Africa 1st Agriculture Ministers Meeting and Agribusiness Forum” was held in Ankara on February 2, 2017. Meeting headed by Mr. Ali Recep NAZLI, Director General for EU and Foreign Relations of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MFAL) was convened with the participation of representatives from the African Union and the Turkish delegation composed of the MFAL, DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board) and Turkish Agricultural Credit Cooperatives. The discussion mostly centered around the progress that has been made since the 1st Meeting of the Preparatory Team organized in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia on December 14, 2016 and some of the outstanding issues to be addressed given the timeline ahead. 3rd Meeting of the Preparatory Team will be held in Antalya/Turkey in the first week of April.