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Minister Sajjan reaffirms Canada’s engagement in Africa and steadfast support to partners on the continent as he concludes trip to Ethiopia, Egypt and Chad

The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, concluded visits to Ethiopia, Egypt and Chad. Arielle Kayabaga, Member of Parliament for London West, Ontario, accompanied the Minister on this visit. While there, they had discussions on the impacts of climate change, conflicts and regional instability on food security and saw the positive impact that women have on food systems. Minister Sajjan also announced $140 million in funding for development projects in Africa and $39.8 million in humanitarian assistance funding for Sahel and Lake Chad Basin countries.

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