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 sincerely congratulates him and wishes him every success in the accomplishment of his lofty mission.
A long career in the service of sustainable agricultural and rural development
State engineer in agronomy, holder of a Doctorate of State in agricultural sciences and a PhD from the University of Minnesota (USA), Mohammed Sadiki was since 2013 in Morocco, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests and President of the CIHEAM Governing Board since 2018.
With more than 30 years of career, Prof. Mohammed Sadiki has accumulated varied experiences and rich know-how at the crossroads of academic, scientific, research-innovation and agricultural development.
With numerous high-level responsibilities in the fields of education and training, research and innovation, and agricultural and rural development, he has been able to broaden his skills to 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.
Prof. Mohammed Sadiki has actively collaborated with the CIHEAM in various capacities, in particular as a delegate of the Kingdom of Morocco to the CIHEAM Governing Board (2009), vice-president of the Governing Board then as President of the CIHEAM Governing Board (2018).