By Sami Zaptia.
Tripoli, 12 November 2021:
The Third Scientific Conference on Agricultural Economics under the banner ‘‘Agricultural development in Libya: Challenges and prospects” will be held at the Bab Al-Baher hotel in Tripoli from 22-23 November.
The event is organized by the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tripoli, and the Libyan Agricultural Economic Society.
- Allowing the exchange of knowledge between researchers in the field of agricultural economics, by presenting and discussing the most important results of modern agricultural scientific research.
- Study and analyse the economic and social problems of agricultural production, and present proposals and ways to advance the agricultural sector in Libya.
- Assisting agricultural policy makers and decision makers in formulating, implementing and following up plans and programs for agricultural development projects in Libya.
- Introducing the available investment opportunities and promoting pioneering agricultural and food projects.
- Clarify the impact of local and international economic changes on the future of Libyan agriculture.
The first axis: The strategy of the State of Libya in the field of food security.
The second axis: Determinants (elements) of agricultural development in Libya.
The third axis: Analysis of agricultural policies related to development (productivity, price, marketing).
The fourth axis: The role of agricultural cooperation, extension and education in supporting and developing the agricultural sector in Libya
Fifth Axis: Opportunities and future of agricultural investment in Libya.
Sixth Axis: The role of integration and foreign trade in achieving agricultural development in Libya.
The seventh axis: the impact of local and international economic variables on the future of agricultural production in Libya.
The Agricultural Economics Salon:
Within the activities of the event, the Agricultural Economics Salon (a panel discussion) will be organized during the evening period to discuss selected topics on agricultural development policies, programmes and projects in Libya, including the following topics:
- Available resource potentials and agricultural investment opportunities.
- Partnership between the public and private sectors and support the agricultural development process in Libya.
- Strategic cultivations and programs for the production of cereal crops, olives and dates in Libya.
- The contribution of the man-made river projects to achieving food security.