24 April 2014

Morocco: HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Receives FAO Award Presented to Morocco for Reaching MDGs On Hunger

Meknès — HRH Prince Moulay Rachid received, Thursday in Meknes, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization award, given to Kingdom for reaching, two years in advance, the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on the fight against hunger.

The FAO award was given to HRH Prince Moulay Rachid by director-general of the UN organization, Graziano Da Silva at the opening of the 9th International Agriculture Fair (SIAM 2014), organized under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, under the motto "Local products".

FAO director-general announced on Wednesday at the 7th Agriculture Symposium that Morocco is among the countries that will be awarded by FAO for achieving the MDGs on the fight against hunger.

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