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Activities

With a view to attain its objectives, the Central Administration for Foreign Agricultural Relations carries out the following activities:

  • Contributes in the preparation of memorandums of understanding, protocols, international, regional and bilateral agreements in the domain of agricultural cooperation, and taking necessary actions to review them with the Legal Committee of Treaties at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Besides, supervising the implementation of their articles in coordination with concerned collaborating partners either they're governments or international and regional agencies.
  • Prepares and supervises the implemented projects under international and bilateral loans and grants offered to the Egyptian agricultural sector, in close cooperation with international organizations and aid agencies.
  • Prepares Preliminary and High Joint Ministerial Committees' meetings, and handling the submission of cooperation proposals, as well as taking necessary actions for the implementation, follow-up and evaluation of the proceedings of such committees' meetings.
  • Supervising the performance of Egyptian Agricultural Bureaus abroad.
  • Arranging, implementing and following-up the training programs oriented to foreign delegates either through the Egyptian government, international organizations or foreign governments in various domains of agriculture. The Egyptian International Center for Agriculture (EICA) is the sole General Department responsible for planning and implementing those training programs.
  • Receiving scholarship grants of abroad training and studies and arranging for delegating out the employees of the agricultural sector, according to the grants provided by governments or international agencies or in compliance to agreements and protocols in effect.
  • Preparing economic bilateral international studies between Egypt and other countries, and those concerning various agricultural problems in Egypt. Besides, collecting, analyzing and publishing of data, information and studies on agriculture in foreign countries, and issuing the publications on introducing the Egyptian agriculture and its deliverables.
  • Arranging for Egypt's participation in international agricultural conferences and meetings, and preparing certain studies and necessary information needed for participating delegations.
  • Undertaking visit arrangements for senior visitors and foreign delegates including high officials, experts and researchers in various agricultural domains, as well as the arranged tentative programs.
  • Undertaking all overseas travel arrangements for officials, experts and researchers from the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture in different agricultural domains, apart from international conferences (missions and external recruitment), either in compliance with the minutes of joint committees' meetings or for the purpose of attending international conferences, seminars and forums.
  • Arranging for Egypt's participation in international agricultural exhibitions and fairs.

The Central Administration for Foreign Agricultural Relations undertakes all such activities in close cooperation and coordination with both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of International Cooperation in their capacity as the state authorities entrusted with the development and augmentation of cooperation between Egypt and the external states.