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President of the CIHEAM Governing Board, Prof. Mohammed Sadiki, appointed Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests

11 October 2021

The President of the CIHEAM Governing Board, Prof. Mohammed Sadiki, was appointed Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests by King Mohammed VI on Thursday, October 7th. The CIHEAM Zaragoza sincerely congratulates him and wishes him every success in the accomplishment of this worthy mission.

State engineer in agronomy, holder of a Doctorate of State in agricultural sciences and a PhD from the University of Minnesota (USA), since 2013 Mohammed Sadiki was Secretary-General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests of Morocco and President of the CIHEAM Governing Board since 2018.

Over his 30-year career, Prof. Mohammed Sadiki has accumulated a wide professional experience and a wealth of knowledge at the crossroads of academic, scientific, research-innovation and agricultural development. The numerous high-level responsibilities in the fields of education and training, research and innovation, and agricultural and rural development, has equipped him with a wide range of skills in questions of policy analysis and development.

He has also developed significant expertise in international cooperation, networking and facilitation of partnerships, particularly with donors and development agencies.