Malawi hosts the second Malabo Montpellier Panel Forum that consists of 17 leading African and European experts working to promote evidence and dialogue to help advance African agriculture transformation.

The function has taken place at Bingu International convention centre in Lilongwe.

“It provides a platform for decision makers at the highest level of government to review the evidence on progress that is being achieved on the ground towards meeting key agriculture and food security goals and exchange on lessons and strategies to foster positive change across all African countries,” reads a statement from Ministry of foreign affairs in Malawi

The meeting has been held under the theme: “Mechanized – Transforming Africa’s Agriculture Value Chains”

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano co-chaired the meeting together with Benin Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Cossi Gaston.