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Andrew Mitchell, UK Secretary of State for International Development visit Brasilia and Brazlandia

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 Andrew Mitchell, UK Secretary of State for International Development, Daniel Balaban, Director of the Centre and the UK delegation visiting family farmer in Brazlandia.

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 Andrew Mitchell, UK Secretary of State for International Development and Daniel Bradley, 1st Secretary Climate and Development (DFID) in the farmer’s tomato field.

 

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 Andrew Mitchell, UK Secretary of State for International Development asking questions about fruit production.

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 Small farmer and Blaiton from “Emater” the Technical Assistance and Rural Extension Services in the District Federal explaining to Mr Andrew Mitchell about the farmer’s market access strategies.

 
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 Visit in the small farm (5 hectares).

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 Visit in the small farm.

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 Visit in the small farm (Strawberry production).

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 Cynthia Jones, Deputy Director and Daniel Balaban Director of the WFP Centre of Excellence Against Hunger with Anthony Smith, Director for International Relations at the Farmer’s Association Alexandre Gusmao

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 Mr Mitchell looking at the farmer’s produces.

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 Mr Mitchell asking questions about local food produce.

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 Mr Mitchell tasting local fruit.

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 Mr Mitchell meeting local farmers and Emater’s employees at the Farmer’s Association Alexandre Gusmao.

 
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 Guava juice tasting.

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 New agreement “Promotion of cooperation and lesson learning in support of Brazil’s Food Security and Food Purchase Programme in Africa (PAA Africa)” signed by the UK Secretary of State for International Development and WFP Director Daniel Balaban.

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 Signing ceremony at the Farmer’s Association Alexandre Gusmao.

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 Hand shake after the signing of the new agreement.

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 Mr Mitchell in the kitchen of Elementary school where lunch is prepared for the rural farmer’s children.

 

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 Mr Mitchell in the kitchen of Elementary School.

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 Mr Mitchell with the principal of the Elementary School.

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Mr Mitchell talking to a school teacher.

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 Mr Mitchell looking at student in their classroom.

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 From left to right Mrs Cynthia Jones (WFP Deputy Director), Mr Daniel Balaban (WFP Director) and Andrew Mitchell (UK Secretary of State for International Development).

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 End of the field visit marked by a handshake between Mr Andrew Mitchell, UK Secretary of State for International Development and Mr Daniel Balaban, Director of WFP Centre of Excellence Against Hunger in Brasilia.

 

Andrew Mitchell, UK Secretary of State for International Development signed a new agreement for "Promotion of cooperation and lesson learning in support of Brazil’s Food Security and Food Purchase Programme in Africa (PAA Africa)"