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First Arab forum on agricultural, food investment opens.

The first Arab Forum for Agricultural and Food Investment will be held on Dec. 8-9 in Cairo, discussing how to enhance the strategic relationship between the private sector and financing institutions.

The Sudan-based Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID) aims to contribute to the achievement of sustainable Arab food security, according to a statement.

The forum is meant to be a "venue for Arab organizations and companies to discuss today's developments and tomorrow's needs in agricultural and food investments," said Ali Bin Saeed Al Sharhan, president of AAAID.

The ministers of agriculture of Egypt and Sudan will be opening the conference, while the minister of finance of Jordan, representing the shareholders of AAAID, will deliver the keynote speeches, together with the director of Finance Program Division of the Arab Monetary Fund and Trade Finance Program.

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Date:Dec 7, 2010
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