Sudan: Conference of directors of planning departments in the states Convenes

Gms: Khartoum, 25 March 2018 (SUNA)

The Conference of Directors of State Planning Departments organized by the General Administration for Agricultural and Economy Planning convened under the slogan “Plans, Policies and Agricultural Information Basis for Sustainable Development” was attended by all planning directors

of the agricultural ministries of the states and a number of specialists.

Dr. Nabil Ahmed Saad, Director of the Planning Department at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, welcomed the participation of the states in the National Agriculture Week, stressing his administration’s interest in information and sound planning in order to expand agricultural areas and provide information and plans in coordination between the center and the states. He pointed out that the purpose of the conference is to discuss the implementation of the strategy of the State to increase production.

He said that the most important focus of the conference is to provide statistics and surveys, exchange and flow of information between the center and the states, prepare plans and set quantitative goals, as well as finding ways to provide training and capacity building at the national and state levels.

The participants in the conference called for the need to develop general plans for work in the states and provide information so that they can implement the strategy of the state. They also demanded the provision and expansion of the planning department offices in order to prepare the work for collecting information and distributing cadres by scientific means



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