On October 10, 2022, the Director General of IOFS and Chairman of IFPA H.E Prof. Yerlan Baidaulet, held a joint meeting with the President of the Guinean Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Crafts, Mr. Mamadou Balde, and the President of the Tunisian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Mounir Mouakhar.
During the meeting, parties supported the idea of creating IFPA as a B2B tool for G2G IOFS. The leadership of the two Chambers is interested in the further development of this idea on the African continent and showed their willingness to support efforts for strengthening cooperation in African OIC member states, developing Halal industry, higher value-added sector, and logistical capacity. Also, representatives of Chambers noted the need to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goal of the UN and the readiness to contribute to the global hunger problem. Finally, Chambers accepted IFPA’s proposal to become IFPA Honorary members and work together for Africa’s agri-food prosperity.
Besides the 5th General Assembly, IOFS/IFPA delegation also participates in APIA Forum and SIAT Exhibition in Tunis, Tunisia.