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Cameroon's Minister at FAO: "Fostering sustainable agriculture should be at the center of economic development strategies"

6 July 2017, Rome - Promoting agriculture should be at the center of  national strategies to boost economic development, Cameroon's Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Henri Eyebe Ayissi said today in Rome, where he was attending the 40th Session of the FAO Conference.

In remarks following a meeting with FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, Ayissi highlighted youth employment in sustainable agriculture as one of the country’s main priorities to achieve rural development and enhance agricultural production. 

Watch his remarks following the meeting: