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Online meeting on the establishment of Grain Fund
Date 2021-11-29 16:00:00
Online meeting on the establishment of Grain Fund
 The Second meeting of the IOFS General Assembly, held in Jeddah (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, August 2019) has adopted the Resolution IOFS / GA / 1-13-2019 which provides the commence of establishing a Grain Fund to ensure food security. 
The main purpose of the Grain Fund program is to improve food security in the Member States by reducing reliance on global food markets, enhancing agricultural productivity, and mitigating negative consequences through compensation.
In this regard, the IOFS Secretariat has commissioned the Grain Fund Feasibility Study from Strategic Insights, an international growth strategy and execution management business.
The meeting will focus on Strategy Insights' options for acceptable Grain Fund solutions, and there will also be a discussion to gain a better knowledge of how the value chains of certain strategic commodities function in the esteemed Member States.
Meeting details:
Format: Online (Zoom platform)
Date: 29 November, at 4 p.m. (TIME ZONE of Nur Sultan, KAZAKHSTAN)
Language: English (interpretation into French, Arabic and Russian)
Participants: Countries selected as a focus group for preparation the Grain Fund Feasibility Study (Bangladesh, Niger, Qatar, Tunisia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, UAE)
 
Registration:
To attend the meeting and receive informational materials regarding the event please register: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkfuusqDMiGtzotx1EAe6QXogWZ6v7Mc-9
Other organizational matters can be clarified by the IOFS focal point: Mr. Khamiyev Azamat, email: khamiyev@iofs.org.kz: tel.: +7 7172 99 99 00 (office); mob.: + 7 702 384 01 29 (WhatsApp)
Tentative program of the meeting (November 29, 2021 – 4 p.m.)
Concept note Grain Fund