On 2nd June 2017, Dr Silim Nadhy, AFAAS Executive Director paid a courtesy call to the Mr. Bernard Rey, Deputy head of Unit Rural development, food security, nutrition, from the Directorate general for international cooperation and development from the European Union Commission in Brussels, Belgium. Dr Silim Nadhy was accompanied by two AFAAS staff Max Olupot, and Emmanuel Atenga. Whereas Mr. Rey was with Mrs. Jacqueline Uwamwiza from EU delegation in Kampala. After the presentation on what AFAAS is about and what it does, Mr. Rey appreciated the achievements reached by AFAAS so far.
Following the recent appointment of Mr. Aloys Lorkers as head of section for Sustainable Development, the AFAAS team made a courtesy visit to the EU offices 22nd November, 2016. The AFAAS delegation was led by Dr Silim M. Nahdy, Executive Director accompanied by Max Olupot, learning and Partnership Officer and Emmanuel Atenga, the Communication and Knowledge Management Officer. Whereas, Mr Aloys Lorkers was with Ms Jacqueline Uwamwiza, Operations Adviser.
The inauguration of the South Sudan Forum for Agricultural Advisory Service (SoSFAAS) was done during the Extension Day held on the 15th of June 2016 in Juba.
Honorable James Janka Duku, the Minister of Livestock and Fisheries along with the Ambassador of the European Union Delegation to South Sudan and the FAO Country Representative supported by top ministry officials from Ministry of Agriculture and Food security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs also took part in the inauguration activity.