Assistant General Director of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Abdelhakim Al-Waer reiterated the need to revise the policies of the Libyan food security amid the current challenges.

These remarks came in a meeting for Al-Waer with the Deputy Prime Minister Hussein Al-Gotrani as part of the meetings between the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and FAO in Cairo.

The Ministry said the meeting saw a discussion FAO’s role in rural development and food security in Libya, as well as reactivating the unilateral development fund and the scientific and technical cooperation agreement between the Ministry and FAO.

The international organizations of the United Nations concerned with food security in Libya consist of UNICEF, the World Food Program and FAO. A meeting will be held in Tunis on June 26 to discuss the framework for the food security strategy and to support the United Nations Food Security Task Force.