Djiboutian national, Fatouma Djama Seid, the FAO resident representative in Mali received the B.R. Sen Award on July 6 from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The Award in honor of the former Director-General of FAO, the Indian B.R. Sen is attributed to the official who contributed most to the progress of the country in which he was assigned.
Fatouma Djama Seid was awarded the prize “for her contribution to the food security of the country in times of conflict”, according to the UN agency’s statement.
The Djiboutian national joined the FAO since 2009, first in Rome, before joining Mali in 2013.
She was personally congratulated by Ismaël Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti: “I have the honor to congratulate on behalf of myself and all Djibouti, our compatriot Mrs Fatouma Djama Seid, UNFAO in Mali, for the BR Sen.”