The Arab Network for Food Sovereignty (ANFS) has discussed at a meeting in Amman its administrative and financial reports, its strategic plan and new members’ requests.
Fourteen Arab members of the network attended the meeting of its executive bureau on October 9, 2019.
Members were briefed on the work, objectives and achievements of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development, by the head of its regional bureau Ms. Fida’ Al-Rawabdeh. A discussion of concerted efforts followed in relation to a memorandum of understanding agreed recently between APN and the Organization.
ANFS was established in 2012 in Beirut as an independent civil coordination body based on the principle of food sovereignty. It seeks to build inter-Arab, regional and global cooperation, exchange of expertise to serve its purposes as well as the natural resources in Arab countries. Furthermore, it aspires to push forward efforts of civil society groups working in the fields of agriculture and food security.
Abdullah Al-Bleihi-Morocco: ANFS vice president
Raafat Al-Khandaqji-Palestine: ANFS Treasurer
Aziza Dargouth-Tunisia: Executive board member
Mona Al-Mousawi-Iraq: Executive board member
Mariam Al-Jaajaa-Jordan: ANFS secretariat
Members: Munjed Abu Jayyash (Palestine), Ablah Mehdi (Sudan), Suheil Salman(Palestine), Abbas Melhem, Ibrahim Manasrah (Palestine), Khaled Al-Khawaldeh, Amneh Al-Zu’bi, Hassan Al-Jaajaa, Mahmoud Al-Jariri, Farah Masoud (Jordan).