Visit of Mr Abdelkader Bouazgui, Minister of Agriculture, in the US

Mr Abdelkader Bouazgui, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, arrived in the United States to pay a working visit, starting on January14th to January 18th, 2019, accompanied by a delegation of nearly thirty Algerianfarmers and entrepreneurs as well as the Chief of the Algerian Business leader’sForum, Mr. Ali Haddad.

The Algerian delegation, accompanied by the Ambassador of Algeria in the UnitedStates, His Excellency Madjid Bouguerra, made a field visit to the State of California, where the Minister met with officials and presented the Algerian strategy for economic development decided by His Excellency the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, which puts Agriculture at the heart core of the economic growth.

The delegation visited integrated farms and agricultural businesses in the State of California where it had be-to-be meetings and discussed business opportunities and partnerships in livestock farming, dairy production, livestock feed, grain production and potatoes transformation.