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Ministre de l’Agriculture et de l’Equipement rural
  • Name: Papa Abdoulaye SECK
  • Birthday (Month, Date): 4 mars 1963
  • Terms of Office: 2013
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Papa Abdoulaye Seck has gained experience in the implementation of agricultural policies and strategies. Research Director, is currently the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Equipment. In the current context, Papa Abdoulaye Seck in charge of leading the country food self-sufficiency in rice whose deadline is in 2017. Born March 4, 1963, the Minister was an international civil servant. He worked for the Rice Center for Africa of Ggiar consortium, a center of the 15 international agricultural research centers in the world. From another perspective, it was from 2000 to 2006, head of the Senegalese Institute for Agricultural Research (ISRA). In 2004, Papa Abdoulaye Seck was the adviser to the then Prime Minister. From 2003 to 2005, he was able to flaunt his knowledge as president-elect of agricultural research forum in Africa (Fara), which has its headquarters in Accra. Among other courses. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Equipment has also produced over 100 publications, articles and communications. In addition, Papa Abdoulaye Seck received six honors and decorations. Include the Knight of the National Order of the Lion of Senegal, the order of Agricultural Merit of France to the rank of Knight and the Knight of the French Legion of Honor. As another activity, the Minister assured the secretary general of the Joan of Arc of Dakar.