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2 February 2017. The African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture– Ms Correa Leonel Josefa of Angola replaces Uganda’s Rhoda Peace Tumusiime.
Madam Josefa Sacko, an Angolan National, is a leading African Agronomist. On the 23rd of December 2016, Madame Sacko was nominated as Executive Administrator on the Administrative Council of the Funds for Agriculture Development.
- The Angolan Minister of Environment where she also serves as Ambassador responsive for climate change.
- In the Department of the Minister of Agriculture, Madam Sacko oversees food security, Eradication of Hunger and Poverty Reduction.