International donors conference for Niger
Doha, Qatar - The aim of the Conference is mobilize additional resources in order to, on the one hand, prevent and manage food shortages and, on the other hand, tackle the structural causes of the food insecurity.
The OIC is organizing an international donors conference for Niger that will be held in Doha, Qatar on June 12-13, 2007. The conference aims to raise $300 million over a period of five years.
The aim of the Conference is mobilize additional resources in order to, on the one hand, prevent and manage food shortages and, on the other hand, tackle the structural causes of the food insecurity by restoring the environment and securing and intensifying agricultural production particularly by means of irrigation.
The Conference initiated by the OIC and the Government of Niger is being hosted by the State of Qatar.
OIC Assistant Secretary General, Atta El-Manan Bakhit, was in Niger and Qatar recently to discuss the final preparations for the conference, which is expected to be attended by countries, international organizations and specialized funds.
For all information regarding the OIC Food Security Conference for Niger
Please Contact: Mr. Mohamadou Abou Tarka
Focal Point at: [email protected]
The Conference will take place at the Doha Sheraton
Please Contact: Mr. Shaher
Telephone: 00 974 485 4444
Fax: 00 974 483 2323