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5th African Union (AU) – European Union (EU) Agriculture Ministerial Conference

June 30, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm UTC+2

Resilient food systems and sustainable agri value chains

In the framework of the Africa-EU Partnership, the fifth AU-EU agriculture ministerial conference foresees 4 high-level thematic sessions, side events and a ministerial plenary session.

The thematic sessions will be held in parallel in the morning and will cover:

  1. Sustainable investment in support of agri-food
  2. Research and innovation for smarter policies and technologies
  3. Climate resilience of agri-food systems
  4. Regional trade integration

AU and EU Ministers of Agriculture, together with representatives of other international organisations will convene in the afternoon plenary session to take stock of the thematic discussions and pave the way for the future cooperation. The plenary session will be streamed live. A link to the live stream will be available on the day of the conference.


  1. 30 Jun 2023,
    08:00 AM – 09:30 AM CEST
    Registration at FAO
  2. 09:30 AM – 12:00 PM CEST
    High Level Thematic Sessions
  3. 12:00 PM – 02:30 PM CEST
    Lunch and side events
  4. 02:30 PM – 05:45 PM CEST
    Plenary AU – EU Agriculture Ministerial Conference

Practical information

FAO Headquarters
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Rome, Italy
Starts on Friday 30 June 2023, 14:30 CEST
Who should attend
African and European Ministers of Agriculture and Commissioners, EU and AU Ambassadors in Rome, agri-food business and farming organisations, as well as international financial institutions and Rome based UN agencies (FAO, IFAD).
English, French, Portuguese, Arabic
Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development | Directorate-General for International Partnerships | African Union Commission | African Union


Rome, Italy
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153
Rome, Italy