Sudan to produce 50 tonnes of gold, maybe more this year
Khartoum, August 13 (SUNA) – The Minister of Industry, Musa Mohamed Karama, affirmed the concern of state to enhance the processing industry and keenness of his Ministry to deevlop the sugar industry and encourage investment by opening chances in sugar industry. This came on Monday when he met at his office the Thailand Consul in Sudan and A number of experts from Thailand in sugar industries. The minister welcomed the Thailand companies and investors' delegation and invited them to visit a number of sugar industries in the states to stand on the experiment of sugar industry in Sudan to identify the chances of investment and to reflect that in UNIDO conference for industries which will be held in next October for supporting national economy and strengthening relations between Sudan and Thailand. Meanwhile Thailand Ambassador to Cairo expressed the willingness of his country to invest at the sugar field in Sudan for the benefit of two countries.
Khartoum, August 12(SUNA) - The Regional Training Session on the reports Preparation on Arab Food Security Situations and Indicators of Sustainable Development in the Arab World conclude its sessions Sunday. The training session was organized by the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) (ESCWA), with the participation of 21 Arab cadres working in food security from Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, Sultanate of Oman, Palestine, Lebanon and Egypt. The aim of the training session was to increase the capacity of the staff in the preparation of food security reports and follow up the implementation of the goals of sustainable development 2030 in the Arab world, review and update the components of the data forms of the report of the Arab food security situation and its comprehensiveness, Data collection, adoption of international statistical methods and standards for knowledge management in relation to food security indicators and sustainable development objectives. The training session discussed the problems and obstacles facing the organization in obtaining country data and information on the food security situation and the proposed solutions to overcome it. The Director General of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development Professor Ibrahim Al-Dekheiri opened last Thursday the training session. The training session came as the continuation of the AOAD efforts in cooperation with the United Nations organizations working in the field of agricultural development and food security and its desire, with its partners, to support and develop the capacities of Arab cadres in monitoring and analyzing the food security situation in the Arab region.