CARACAS, 30 March (RHC) The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Felix Plasencia, congratulated Nicaragua on Wednesday, as Vice-President of the 37th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean.
In his account on the social network Twitter, the Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed that this election came as a result of the commitment of that Central American country to building effective and innovative systems in food matters.
On the 28th day, as the conference began, Sacha Llorente, Executive Secretary of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of America-America Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), also highlighted the election of Nicaragua at the opening session.
He pointed out in this regard that “(…) recognition of the achievements in terms of food sovereignty for the government of reconciliation and national unity.”
Nicaragua has been elected as Vice-President for the next two years and will be represented by Minister Edward Centeno.
The conference discussed the main results obtained by FAO in Latin America and the Caribbean during the biennium 2020-2021, while at the same time identifying regional priorities for the next biennium.
On Wednesday, ministerial sessions began in which aspects of the areas designated to promote environmental protection and improvement will be addressed through proposals for climate-resilient and mitigating agri-food systems and initiatives towards a comprehensive rural transformation and poverty reduction.
The Regional Conference is the highest regional governing body of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
FAO member states unanimously approved the Strategic Framework 2022-2031, which calls for supporting the 2030 Agenda by shifting towards more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agri-food systems. (source: latin press).
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