Mahgoub Sons Group مجموعة محجوب أولاد recently become a corporate member of IFPA – a subsidiary of Islamic Organization for Food Security as a result of the recent mission visit of the IOFS delegation, led by HE Prof. Yerlan Alimzhanuly Baidaulet, DG of IOFS and Chairman of IFPA, to Khartoum, Sudan and meetings with leaders of the country’s agri-food private sector.
Mahgoub Sons Group, a family-run company with roots dating back to 1969, currently has 7 well-developed divisions with a potential for export to more than 12 countries in the areas of agriculture, trading, food, engineering, services, industry, and media. It is a significant investor in Sudan’s agriculture and added-value industries.
In addition to providing Mahgoub Sons Group with access to new #OIC markets, establishing trusting relationships with OIC agri-food private sector, and introducing partners to join their ongoing projects on edible oil, cotton, sorghum, and other projects of the agriculture and food divisions, IFPA welcomes new corporate member to the Association’s intra-OIC agri-food platform.
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The Casablanca Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Service (CCIS-CS) and the National Federation of Agribusiness (FENAGRI), both of which have over 2,500 agri-food member companies in Morocco, joined the IFPA platform on Feb. 8 as Honorary members. H.E. Prof. Yerlan A. Baidaulet, IOFS DG and IFPA Chairperson, Mr. Hassane Berkani, President of CCIS-CS, and Mr. Abdelmounim EL EULJ, President of FENAGRI signed online IFPA Honorary membership agreements and agreed to collaborate on the development of the agri-food private sector and to introduce Moroccan food products to markets within the OIC.
Under the leadership of H.E. Prof. Yerlan A. Baidaulet, the International IFPA also signed new corporate membership agreements with Mr. Raif Safin, CEO of Amar Food Corporation Ltd. (Kazakhstan) and Mr. Seyit Ozurt, General Manager of Cesan Walnut Production Marketing Export – Import Limited Company ( Türkiye)
IFPA welcomes new corporate members to the IFPA intra-OIC agri-food platform and will support them with access to all IFPA privileges and benefits, such as the use of Islamic investments and financing instruments, as well as increasing the volume of exports of poultry, wheat, walnut, and other products within the 57 OIC member countries.
The International Islamic Food Processing Association (“IFPA”), an IOFS subsidiary, held a series of online meetings with representatives of the Palestinian Food and Agriculture Industries, Africa Food Basket Federation, and Jordanian Palestinian Agricultural Products Marketing Company on January 19, 2023. The parties extensively discussed cooperation prospects and agreed to sign mutual agreements to advance bilateral cooperation.
During the meetings, H.E. Prof. Yerlan Alimzhanuly Baidaulet, Director General of IOFS and Chairman of IFPA, signed two honorary membership agreements with Mr. Eng. Bassam Abu-Ghalyoun, General Manager of the Palestinian Food and Agriculture Industries Union, and Mr. Dr. Eng. El-Madani El JAily Al-Mahdi, President of the Africa Food Basket Federation. Mr. Ala Eddin Abu Alkhair, General Manager of Jordanian Palestinian Agricultural Products Marketing Company, and H.E. Prof. Yerlan A. Baidaulet, DG of IOFS and Chairman of IFPA, also signed a corporate membership agreement.
As the main OIC agri-food platform for market players, the Association welcomes new honorary and corporate members and will provide them with access to all IFPA privileges and benefits, such as the use of Islamic investments and financing instruments, as well as increasing the volume of Agri&food sector exports within the 57 OIC member countries.
Following the signing ceremony, the parties expressed their intention to increase the level of cooperation, with the goal of achieving fruitful results in new export markets for the continued stability and sustainable development of the OIC agri-food private sector.
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