Press Release: TWG-AW Meeting, November 21, 2016 MAFF —A meeting of Technical Working Group on Agriculture and Water (TWG-AW), chaired by H.E. Ty Sokhun, Secretary of State of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and co-chair of TWG-AW, was organized on 21 November, 2016 at 14:30PM at the ground of MAFF. The meeting was financially supported by EU-funded program “Promotion of Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in the Agricultural Sector: Fisheries and Livestock”. The participants were from senior management and line departments of both ministries, development partners (DPs), NGOs and private sectors. DPs were led by Mr. Alexandre Huynh, a representative of FAO in Cambodia and a lead DP facilitator for non-government members.
The key objective of this meeting was to collect inputs and comments from relevant stakeholders especially development partners on the localization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The discussions would focus on (1) clearly identifying indicators to be responsible by ministry/institution, (2) setting the definition of each indicator to be achieved, (3) determining the method of computation of each indicator, and (4) to set the baseline and target of each indicator by year.
The meeting had good and fruitful discussion, aiming at continuing the strengthening of partnership between government especially MAFF and MoWRAM with DPs, NGOs, and private sectors. The meeting exchanged each other’s views and explanation about the implementation of TWG-AW work.
H.E. Co-chairs appreciated DPs, NGOs, and private sectors for good partnership and cooperation in continued support of agriculture and water sector through contribution to the provision of comments and inputs for the work of SDGs localization.