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Morocco’s Crown Prince inaugurates International Agriculture Fair in Meknes


Morocco’s Crown Prince inaugurates International Agriculture Fair in Meknes
The crown prince, along with representatives of several countries, toured the fair pavilions and handed distinctive signs of origin and quality to four farmers from various regions of the country. Image Credit: Flickr / Daniel X. O'Neil

Morocco's annual International Agriculture Fair kicked off on April 16 in the northern city of Meknes under the theme 'Agriculture, an employment lever and the future of the rural world'.

The opening ceremony of the 14th edition of this fair was chaired by Morocco's Crown Prince Moulay Hassan. It was also attended by the representatives of several foreign nations, including Switzerland, this edition's guest of honour, Benin, Bulgaria, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Germany, Guinea Conakry, Liberia and Niger.

The crown prince, along with representatives of several countries, toured the fair pavilions and handed distinctive signs of origin and quality to four farmers from various regions of the country. He was also stopped by the forum for youth entrepreneurship in rural areas held on the sidelines of the fair.

Held on an area sprawling across 185,000 square meters, the six-day fair is attended by 1,500 exhibitors from 60 countries with Switzerland as a guest of honour of this edition.

Since its debut in 2006, the fair has been an opportunity to promote the transfer of latest technologies in the field of agriculture and to boost cooperation between stakeholders in the Mediterranean and African countries, Xinhua reported.

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