Mrs. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, the AFRICAN UNION Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture awarded the PRIX DE LA FONDATION 2019 on the occasion of the Crans Montana African Women’s Forum

December 04, 2019

In the framework of the African Women’s Forum held in Brussels last November, Mrs. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, Commissioner for Rural Economy & Agriculture at the African Union Commission, was awarded the PRIX DE LA FONDATION 2019, in recognition of her unwavering commitment and support to modernize African agriculture and empower African rural Women. 
 
Since 1986, this prestigious Prize has been presented to a number of high level Dignitaries who dedicated their life and activities for building a more Humane World. 
 
On the occasion of this Forum, Mrs. Sacko was co-Chair of the Special Programme dedicated to Promoting Rural Women in Africa and Implementing a Fair and Sustainable Agriculture.