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Growing greener cities

Towns and cities in the world’s developing countries are growing on an unprecedented scale. Ten years ago, an estimated 40 percent of the developing world’s population - or 2 billion people - lived in urban areas. Since then, their numbers have expanded almost twice as fast...[more]

International symposium on urban and peri-urban horticulture in the century of cities

Horticulture in and around cities contributes to urban food supply and livelihoods.  FAO and Senegal’s Ministry of Agriculture have convened an international symposium to review experiences and foster urban and peri-urban horticulture initiatives and networking.[more]

VII International Congress on Cactus Pear and Cochineal and VII General Meeting of the FAO-ICARDA International Technical Cooperation Network on Cactus Pear and Cochineal (CACTUSNET)

FAO and ICARDA have been working hand in hand in providing technical support to CACTUSNET, a network that has been catalyzing the expectations of a group of scientists and producers of a useful multipurpose plant (Opuntia spp.) that is a valid ecological and economical...[more]

AGP is supporting the Fourth International Date Palm Conference

The Fourth International Date Palm Conference is organized by the United Arab Emirates University with whom AGP has had continued collaboration. Efforts have been joined in the past ten years to organize technical and scientific events on date palm. FAO and the Date Palm Global...[more]

Horticulture for Livelihood Security and Economic Growth

The International Conference on Horticulture (ICH-2009) was held in Bangalore-India from 9 to 12 November 2009. The theme of the conference was “Horticulture for the livelihood security and economic growth”. In this international scientific meeting, a total of 647 lead and...[more]

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