12th Moroccan International Agricultural Show (SIAM) held in Meknes, Morocco between 18-23 April, 2017. Being the biggest agricultural fair of Africa SIAM gathered over 800,000 visitors and included a packed schedule of events, awards, and conferences, including meetings for those working in the field and others open to the public. More than a thousand exhibitors have registered to take part and fifty countries were represented.
Turkish Agricultural Credit Cooperatives took part in the Fair the first time. Foreign Relations Department of ACC organised the event in Meknes. Ministry of Food, Agirculture and Animal Husbandry and Agricultural Credit Cooperatives jointly constructed the event and in the Turkish pavillions of 150 m2 the work of the organizations both the Ministry and ACC has been expressed to the visitors who are mostly professionals in agricultural industry. Every visitor has had the possibility to see the products of Gubretas, İmece Plastics and Tarkim and discussed related issues with our experts on the stand. Thanks to the Fair ACC and its subsidiary companies has had the opportunity to step into the African market in a stronger way.
Turkish Ambassador to Morocco, Mr. Ethem Barkan Oz also visited stands of the Ministry and ACC subsidiary companies.
Aswat Radio broadcasting throughout Morocco also held an interwiev with ACC participants. ACC experts gave detailed information to the radios more than 2 million listeners about coopeative movement in Turkey and subsidiary companies of ACC.