Introduction

General Department for International Organizations and Conferences
 

The formation of the Domestic FAO Liaison Committee in October 1950 was the core upon which the Central Administration for Foreign Agricultural Relations has been created in its present condition. Thus, General Department for International Organizations and Conferences, is accounted as one of the most significant of the four General Departments affiliated to the Foreign Agricultural Relations, as it performs a vital and effective connecting role between the Egyptian Government with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Food Program (WFP), Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), African Development Fund (ADF) and other regional and UN affiliated agencies.
The General Department of International Organizations and Conferences includes (4) departments:

  1. Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization
  2. Department of International Organizations and Conferences:
  3. Department of Food Aid
  4. Department of International Financial Funds.

General Department of International Organizations and Conferences
The General Department of International Organizations and Conferences includes (4) departments. Apart of the Department of International Financing Funds, it includes the following Departments:

1- Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization:
It conducts liaison with the Food and Agriculture Organization and undertakes secretarial tasks of the FAO National Liaison Committee. In particular it carries out the following tasks:

Number of personnel at the Department: Two (2), in addition to the Director, Mr. Ashraf Ahmed Abdel-Ghaffar.
2- Department of International Organizations and Conferences:
It conducts liaison with all governmental and nongovernmental international organizations deemed responsible for agricultural affairs except Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Program (WFP). In particular it carries out the following tasks:

Number of personnel at the Department: Three (3), in addition to the Director, Mr. Adel Shaaban Abdel-Ghaffar.
3- Department of Food Aid:
It conducts liaison with the World Food Program (WFP). In particular it carries out the following tasks:

Number of personnel at the Department: Two (2), in addition to the Director, Ms. Halah Mohamed Hagras.