Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Hiroyuki Konuma

FAO Regional Representative for Asia-Pacific

Speeches

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2014:
Date
Title
13 NovBriefing and Partnership Consultation on the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics in Asia and the Pacific
13 NovSEARCA 2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia
04 Nov38th Session of the Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific (APHCA)
30 Oct12th Asian Maize Conference and Expert Consultaiton on “Maize for Food, Feed, Nutrition and environmental Security”
27 OctTraining Course on Project Financial/Budget Management, Procurement and Contract
27 OctBioenergy and Food Security Rapid Appraisal Technical Training in Asia (BEFS RA)
20 Oct2014 National World Food Day Observance
16 OctSpecial Meeting and Workshop on Water Resource Management and Irrigated Agriculture in Afghanistan
16 OctLaunching Ceremony of Zero Hunger Challenge Initiative in Myanmar
15 OctWorld Food Day Regional Observance
08 OctRegional Consultation on Social Protection, Rural Employment and Food Security
02 OctInception Workshop of Regional Initiative on Sustainable Intensification of Aquaculture for Blue Growth in Asia-Pacific
29 SepRegional Inception Workshop for the Regional Initiative for Support to the Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific
26 SepConsultation Workshop on the UNIDROIT/FAO Legal Guide on Contract Farming
23 Sep36th Meeting of ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry
23 SepDelivering Zero Hunger in Asia and the Pacific
01 SepSave Food Partners Meeting
28 AugFirst Steering Committee Meeting of the FAO-AFD Project on the Promotion of Rural Development through Development of Geographical Indications at Regional Level in Asia (GCP/RAS/281/FRA)
28 AugRegional Multi-stakeholder Consultation on Regional Support to Indigenous Peoples for Livelihood and Food Security
25 AugNational Workshop on Evidence-based food safety decision making and policy development using multi criteria approaches, with Thailand as a pilot country
19 AugPresentation points on Save Food Asia-Pacific Campaign
19 AugSave Food Asia-Pacific Campaign
18 AugSpecial Senior Officials Meeting of the Thirty-Fifth Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry
10 AugZero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific
07 AugAsia Pacific Regional Consultation on the Role of Family Farming in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges
23 JulExpert Workshop for the How2Guide for Bioenergy
18 Jul2nd Meeting of ASEAN Ad Hoc Taskforce on developing New Vision on Food, Agriculture and Forestry (ATF-FAF) towards 2020
17 JulSecond Internal Consultancy Meeting on developing New Vision on Food, Agriculture and Forestry towards 2020
16 JulEighth GF-TADs Regional Steering Committee for Asia and the Pacific
15 JulFifth EU HPED Steering Committee Meeting
02 JulRegional Expert Consultation on Hybrid Rice Development in Asia: Assessment of Limitations and Potential
26 JunHigh-Level Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific
23 JunRegional Consultation Workshop Implementation of GMP/HACCP in Asia – a status review
19 JunConsultative meeting Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture
11 JunRegional Multi-stakeholder Consultation on Land Tenure in Asia-Pacific
01 JunWorld Milk Day
22 MayAEC 2015 Impact on global and regional food scenario - Strategic rethinking to ensure food security and food safety in the global marketplace
21 MayDairy Asia: Towards Sustainability
20 MayTowards a green economy for sustainable development and poverty reduction: An Asia-Pacific perspective
19 MayAsia-Pacific Regional Forum for Sustainable Development
15 MayPresentation at Consultation on Partnerships between FAO and Universities in Bangkok
06 MayAsian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) 6th General Assembly
28 AprFood Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 Information Seminar Asia 2014
24 AprInformation and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Agricultural Development
31 MarStatus of Global and Regional Food Security, and Future Outlook
26 MarFAO/Government of Japan Annual Review Meeting
25 MarProject Inception Workshop for National Agro-economic Zoning for Major Crops in Thailand (TCP/THA/3403)
20 MarSave Food Partners Meeting
14 MarClosing Session of Ministerial Meeting, 32nd FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific
14 MarSpeech: Overview of Food Security and Hunger situation in Asia and the Pacific and the Double Burden of Malnutrition
14 MarPresentation: Overview of Food Security and Hunger situation in Asia and the Pacific and the Double Burden of Malnutrition
12 MarHigh-Level Forum on “Climate Change and Food Security in the Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States in Asia and the Pacific Region”
12 MarClosing Session of Senior Officers Meeting (SOM), 32nd FAO REGIONAL CONFERENCE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
12 MarThe Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific (Side Event of the 32nd Asia-Pacific Regional Conference)
12 MarThe Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific
11 MarPriorities for FAO Activities in the Region
11 MarDecentralization and decentralized office network
10 MarSenior Officers Meeting at the 32nd FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific
10 MarA Regional Rice Strategy for Sustainable Food Security in Asia and the Pacific (Side Event of the 32nd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific)
08 MarCSO Parallel Meeting in Conjunction with the 32nd FAO APRC
03 MarRegional Training Workshop on Food Balance Sheets
03 MarRegional Consultation for Asia and the Pacific on the Committee on World Food Security’s Principles for Responsible Agriculture Investment
25 FebRegional Symposium on Sustaining Small Scale Vegetable Production and Marketing Systems for Food and Nutrition Security
24 Feb18th Session of the Codex Committee on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
12 FebBriefing to Representatives of Brunei Darussalam and Singapore
11 FebRegional Thematic Working Group on Poverty and Hunger
06 FebASEAN Consultative Meeting on Integrating Nutrition into ASEAN Integrated Food Security Framework and Strategic Plan of Action on Food Security (2015-2019)
28 JanConsultative Meeting on Rice Strategy for Asia and the Pacific
18 JanRegional Dairy Symposium
10 JanSigning Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Asian Institute of Technology and FAO

2013:
Date
Title
17 DecTraining Course on Food-based Tool in Food and Nutrition Security Assessment
17 DecLaunch of Guiding Framework for Achieving Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific
17 DecKeynote presentation at the Ministerial Conference on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific
17 DecRegional Workshop to Promote Agro-Industrial Policy Measures for Micro, Small and Medium Food Processing Enterprises in the Asian Region
17 DecLaunch of Save Food Website and Issuance of National Guidelines for Zero Hunger Challenges
16 DecRegional Workshop to Promote Agro-Industrial Policy Measures for Micro, Small and Medium Food Processing Enterprises in the Asian Region
12 DecClosing remarks for Expert Consultation on Strengthening Linkages between Research and Extension to Promote Food and Nutrition Security
11 DecWelcome speech for Expert Consultation on Strengthening Linkages between Research and Extension to Promote Food and Nutrition Security
04 DecAsia-Pacific Regional Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organic Farming
03 DecTechnical workshop on Strategic Planning, Identification of Regional and National Priority and implementation of projects for GEF/LDCF/SCCF Financing
02 DecExpert Consultation on Promotion of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPS) in Asia and the Pacific Region
02 DecAsia-Pacific Regional Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organic Farming
29 NovInception Workshop: Support to Capacity Development in Implementation of Pest Surveillance and Information Management in South-east Asian Countries (GCP/RAS/286/ROK)
28 NovThe Second External Rice Advisory Group (ERAG) Consultation on the Formulation of a Rice Strategy for Asia
27 NovInternational Conference on Southeast Asian Weather and Climate 2013 (ICSA-WC2013)
27 NovSave Food Asia-Pacific Campaign
27 NovFAO/APFIC/NACA Regional Technical Consultation on Aquaculture Planning and Management Toolkit and Strategies Promoting Its Adoption in Asia and the Pacific
26 NovFood Security Forum by the Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)
26 NovAIDF Food Security Summit Asia and the Pacific
25 NovMicrobial Technology for Food and Energy Security
25 NovRegional Training Workshop on Food Security Analysis of Food Consumption Data of National Household Surveys (NHS)
25 NovFirst International Symposium on Microbial Technology for Food and Energy Security
23 NovLaunch of the Medium Term Cooperation Programme 2 (MTCP2)
22 NovClosing address at the Regional Dialogue on Family Farming: Sustainable Rural Development and Food Security
21 NovAsia Pacific Regional Dialogue on Family Farming: Sustainable Rural Development and Food Security
20 NovOutlook of Global and Regional Food Security, and its Impact to Japan
19 NovRegional Consultation on Ways Forward: FAO and Indigenous Peoples
19 NovFAO Consultation with CSOs for Implementation of Partnerships Strategy in Asia and the Pacific
18 NovMulti-Stakeholder Consultation on the Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific
14 NovExpert Consultation Workshop on Land tenure and disaster and its social and gender impact in the Asia and the Pacific Region
12 NovRegional Orientation Workshop on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) for Asia and the Pacific
05 NovOpening of F2F workshop at AFSIS
05 Nov25th Session of the Asia Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC)
01 NovSecond Meeting of the Regional Steering Committee for Asia and the Pacific for the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics
30 OctExpert Consultation on Coconut Sector Development in Asia and the Pacific Region
24 OctFood Security and Human Development Report
16 OctWorld Food Day Regional Observance
15 Oct4th UN-REDD Regional Lessons Learned Workshop National Forest Monitoring Systems for REDD+
10 OctAgri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore Food Industry Convention 2013
10 OctGlobal Trends and Development in Food Security
30 SepASIA-PACIFIC FISHERY COMMISSION: APFIC Regional Expert Workshop on Tropical Trawl Fishery Management
30 SepGeographical Indications (GI) Conference: Value-Added for Food and Agriculture Products
28 SepGeographical Indications (GI) Cook-off Dinner between Thai and French Chefs
26 SepLaunching Ceremony of the ASEAN-FAO Memorandum of Understanding on Strengthening Cooperation in Agriculture and Forestry
23 Sep28th Session of the Asia and the Pacific Plant Protection Commission
20 SepJoint WFP/FAO Annual Brainstorming Meeting
18 SepInception Workshop for FAO Technical Cooperation Projects: Emergency Assistance for Surveillance of Influenza A(H7N9) Virus in Poultry and Animal Populations in Southeast Asia and South Asia
17 SepAgricultural Innovations and Sustainable Development
16 SepSRII Asia Summit 2013: SMART Service Innovation for Better Life "Feeding the Billions – the need for innovations in agriculture"
12 SepRegional Regional Workshop for Asian Countries on Hygiene and Safety in Food Retail
02 SepWorld Food Security: Status and future outlook, and role of underutilized food resources
02 SepExpert Consultation Workshop on Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Regional Action Programme Formulation to Respond to Climate Change in Synergy with the Three Rio Conventions
28 AugEU Resource Mobilization and Management Training
27 AugSAVE FOOD ASIA-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN: High-Level Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Food Losses and Food Waste in Asia and the Pacific Region
26 AugTraining Workshop on Open Access publishing using Open Journal Systems: The Need For Openness in Agricultural Information Management
19 AugCountry Programming Framework Implementation Review Workshop
15 AugTechnical Workshop to raise awareness of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure in Asia
14 AugRegional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme for South and Southeast Asia (RFLP) Closing meeting: Results, Lessons Learned and Next Steps
14 AugASEAN-FAO Strategic Partnership for Food and Nutrition Security and Robust and Resilient Agriculture
14 AugSigning Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between ASEAN and FAO
13 AugFAO-APHCA Regional Workshop: Animal Feed Resources and their Management in the Asia-Pacific Region
13 AugTechnical Workshop to raise awareness of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure in Asia
08 AugTCP/THA/3401 Enhancement of Beef Productivity through Animal Identification and Traceability Stakeholders’ Consultation Workshop on Beef Traceability Systems in Thailand
24 JulADB-FAO-WOCAN Asia and the Pacific Regional High-level Consultation on Gender, Food Security and Nutrition Ensuring the Other Half Equal Opportunities
17 JulPost Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)
10 JulFirst Regional Steering Committee on the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)
08 JulFAO Meeting on Medium-term Crop Supply and Demand Analysis
24 JunTechnical and Policy Discussion on the Prevention and Control of Avian Influenza A(H7N9) in Asia
17 Jun2nd Regional Workshop on Strengthening Regional Coorperation and National Capacity Building on Biosafety in Asia
09 JunLa Via Campesina VI International Conference
05 JunWorld Environment Day 2013
04 JunTraining Workshop on Gender, Livestock and Livelihood in Southeast Asia
29 MayInternational Forum on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
27 May1st Regional Meeting of the Project Enhancing Understanding and Implementation of the ITPGRFA
21 MayLaunching of the FAO Book Six-legged Livestock, Edible Insect Farming, Collecting and Marketing in Thailand
19 MayFocus Area Session on Economic, Food and Water Security 2nd Asia Pacific Water Summit
19 May2nd Asia Pacific Water Summit
15 MaySigning Ceremony for the projects "Enhancement of Beef Productivity through Animal Identification and Traceability (TCP/THA/3401)" and "National Agro-economic Zoning for Major Crops in Thailand (TCP/THA/3403)"
06 MayICES-FAO Working Group on Fishing Technology and Fish Behavior
06 MayGlobal Meeting in Preparation for the Global Forest Resources Assessment and the Collaborative Forest Resources Questionnaire
02 MayASEAN-FAO–GIZ-SDC Regional Expert Forum on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
30 AprRegional Coordination Mechanism Working Lunch for Zero Hunger Challenge: from Campaign to Reality
30 AprZero Hunger Challenge: from campaign to reality
29 AprLaunch of Zero Hunger Challenge Campaign
26 AprFAO Side Event on Investing in Agriculture for a Better Future at the 69th UNESCAP Commission Meetings
24 AprRegional Dairy Task Force Meeting
10 AprFirst meeting of the Regional Steering Committee for Asia and the Pacific for the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics
09 AprOpening Address at the First Meeting of the Regional Steering Committee for Asia and the Pacific for the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics
03 AprAn overview of global and regional food security situation and future outlook
26 MarInaugural address at the 9th International Symposium on Temperate Zone Fruits in the Tropics and Subtropics
26 MarKeynote address at the 9th International Symposium on Temperate Zone Fruits in the Tropics and Subtropics
25 MarWorld Teak Conference 2013
22 MarCommemoration of the World Water Day International Year of Water Cooperation
21 MarExpert Consultation on the Development of a Regional Sago Network for Asia and the Pacific
21 MarStatus of Global Food Security and Future Outlook, presentation at the Expert Consultation on the Development of a Regional Sago Network for Asia and the Pacific, 20 – 21 March 2013, Bangkok, Thailand
20 MarExpert Group Meeting on Improving Access to Water, Sanitation and Energy Services in Asia and the Pacific, by Addressing the Water-Food Energy Nexus
10 MarFirst Meeting of the Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management
07 MarFAO/Government of Japan Annual Review Meeting
27 FebSeventh Annual Regional Meeting for Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ECTADRAP)
21 FebRegional Workshop on Disability-Inclusive Agribusiness Development
20 FebSAARC-FAO Consultation Meeting with Development Partners
20 FebFAO message on Food Security, Hunger and Food Prices at the 10th Workshop of Food Security in East Asia
18 Feb20th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems
17 FebFood recall and traceability - application in national food safety control
11 FebWorkshop on Assessment of Foot and Mouth Diseases Risks via Social Network Analysis
31 JanFood Security, Hunger and Food Prices
29 JanASEAN High Level Regional Consultation on Integrating Nutrition into ASEAN Food Security Framework and its Strategic Plan of Action
28 JanRegional Workshop on Strengthening Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture towards Resilient Food Systems in Asia

2012:
Date
Title
18 DecSecond Medium Term Cooperation Programme Regional Steering Committee Meeting
17 DecRegional Food Safety Policy Consultation for Countries in Asia
29 NovWorkshop on Establishing an East Asia office for Asia-Pacific Forest Invasive Species Network (APFISN)
27 NovInternational Society of Paddy and Water Environment Engineering: Challenges of Water & Environmental Management in Mansoon Asia
27 NovGlobal and Regional Food Security Situation and Outlook with a focus on rice, water and environment
14 NovNational World Food Day Observance
13 NovFAO Sub-regional Workshop on Sex-Disaggregated Data in Agriculture and Rural Development for Southeast Asian Countries
09 NovAFC Champion’s League press conference
31 OctProject Inception Meeting: Bioenergy and Food Security in ASEAN (TCP/RAS/3402)
15 OctWorld Food Day Regional Observance
09 OctFAO/APFIC/NACA Regional Consultation on Sustainable Aquaculture in Asia and the Pacific
01 OctHigh Level Regional Consultation on Policies to Respond to High Food Prices in Asia and the Pacific Region
25 SepLinking Agriculture and Nutrition
25 SepUnited Nations Regional Directors' Panel on Food and Nutrition Security
20 SepAsia-Pacific International Model United Nations
03 SepSigning Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Nippon Foundation and FAO
03 SepRegional Training Programme on Implementing GAP in fruit and vegetable sector, its certification and accreditation
30 AugForests and Forestry in ASEAN: Challenges and Opportunities
30 AugSpecial ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Forestry
25 JulEU Learning Training Workshop
23 JulRegional Training Workshop on Food Security Analysis of Food Consumption Data of National Household Surveys (NHS)
20 JulSecond Meeting of the Steering Group for Agricultural Statistics
18 JulSixth GF-TADs Regional Steering Committee for Asia and the Pacific
17 JulThird Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Highly Pathogenic Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases (HPED) Programme
08 JulTokyo Conference on Afghanistan
27 JunFAO/OIE Global Conference on FMD Control
27 JunRegional Meeting on Developing National Food Safety Emergency Response Plans: Sharing Experiences and Lessons Learnt
14 JunFood Innovation Asia Conference 2012
12 JunInception Workshop on FMD Control in Southeast Asia through Application of the Progressive Control Pathway (GCP/RAS/283/ROK)
31 MayRegional Symposium on “Promotion of underutilized indigenous food resources for food security and nutrition in Asia and the Pacific”
23 MayTweleveth INFOFISH World Tuna Trade Conference and Exhibition
17 MaySustainable Agricultural Mechanization Strategies (SAMS): Follow Up Meeting
14 MaySecond FAO/World Bank Expert Meeting
14 MayRegional Workshop on Sampling for Agricultural Censuses and Surveys
10 MayHorti Asia 2012 Seminar: Global Innovation to Enhance the Local Horticulture Standardization
09 MayWorkshop on Integration of Emergency and Development Activities in Asia
08 MaySecond Programme Advisory Board Meeting on the United Nations Joint Programme on Integrated Highland Livelihood Development in Mae Hong Son
02 MayGender Consultation meeting with external partners
01 MayInception Workshop on Strategies for Trawl Fisheries Bycatch Management (REBYC-II CTI)
26 AprRegional Consultation on Improving Wheat Productivity in Asia
11 AprAsia Irrigation Forum
04 AprRegional Inception Workshop for “Revitalizing Irrigation and Water Governance in Asia”
03 AprRegional Workshop on Mobile Technologies for Food Security, Agriculture and Rural Development
28 MarSignatory Ceremony for Country Programming Framework
22 MarPro-poor Policy Approaches to Address Risk and Vulnerability at the Country Level
22 MarWorld Water Day 2012 Celebration
16 MarConcluding Remarks for the Thirty First FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific
15 MarReport on FAO activities in Asia and the Pacific region in the biennium 2010-11
14 MarConcluding Remarks for Senior Officers Meeting of the 31st FAO Regional Conference For Asia and the Pacific
12 MarWelcome Statament for the Senior Officers Meeting of the 31st FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific
27 FebRelevance of Co-operative Institutions for Agricultural Development and Social Inclusion
14 FebFAO/Government of Japan Annual Review Meeting
08 FebThe World Food Outlook and Challenges for the Year 2025 and Beyond
24 JanRegional Symposium on High Value Vegetables in Southeast Asia: Production, Supply and Demand
18 JanExpert Consultation on Agricultural Investments and Access to Land
16 JanThe Second Regional Workshop on Collaboration Between Human and Animal Health Sectors on Zoonoses Prevention and Control

2011:
Date
Title
13 DecTraining of Trainers on Horticultural Chain Management
08 DecRoundtable on Developing Environmentally Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization Strategies (SAMS) for Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region
07 DecRegional Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Food Production Systems for Sustainable Food Security in Asia and the Pacific
29 NovFAO Subregional Workshop on Sex-Disaggregated Data in Agriculture and Rural Development for South Asian Countries
19 NovClimate Summit for a Living Himalayas
17 NovRegional Workshop on Ensuring Resilient Food Systems in Asian Cities
10 NovAsia-Pacific Forestry Week
18 OctNIAS-FAO International Symposium on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: Impacts and Future Directions
17 OctAsia-Pacific Observance of World Food Day 2011
15 OctAFC-FAO Press Conference
14 Oct2011 World Food Day - Special celebration
15 SepAsia Media Launch of SOFA 2010-11
15 SepService Supply Chain for Regional Food Security
06 SepNew Challenges and New Opportunities for Forestry in APEC Economies
29 AugClimate Change Finance for Sustainable Land Management in Southeast Asia Workshop
29 AugMeasuring the Prevalence of Undernourishment at National and Sub-National Levels in Thailand
26 AugConsultative Meeting on Country Programming Framework for Thailand
09 AugPutting One Health to Work: A Consultative Meeting to Develop an Advocacy Action Plan to Promote One Health in Countries
01 AugNational Workshop on Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for the Thai Agriculture Sector
30 JulTechnical Meeting on Agricultural Zoning for Food and Non Food Agriculture Production in Thailand
29 JulAsian Football Confederation (AFC) Donation Hand-over Ceremony
21 JulTerminal Workshop of the TCP Emergency Project: Emergency Assistance to Support the Recovery of Agriculture Livelihoods Systems of Flood Affected Farmers
24 JunNational Forum on Food Security
20 JunRegional Consultation on Safe Street Foods
07 JunRegional Rinderpest Workshop
06 JunILC/ANGOC Regional Workshop: Public-Private Partnership for Land Investments
14 AprSub-Regional Consultation on Policy and Programmatic Actions to Address High Food Prices in the Pacific Sub-Region
14 MarSago Network Symposium
10 MarRegional Meeting on Increasing Rice Productivity in Underexploited Areas of SAARC Countries
09 MarRegional Consultation on Policy and Programmatic Actions to Address High Food Prices in Asia and the Pacific Region
23 FebRegional Launch of Smallholder Dairy Development in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand: Improving the Bargaining Power and Sustainable Livelihoods of Smallholder Dairy Farmers through the Enhancement of Productivity and Market Access in Dairy
16 FebWorkshop on Modernizing the Asian Rice Industry
14 FebDelivery Ceremony on the TCP Emergency Project: Emergency Assistance to Support the Recovery of Agriculture Livelihoods Systems of Flood-affected Farmers
20 JanIDENTIFY: Animal Health Stakeholders Awareness Meeting

2010:
Date
Title
16 DecExpert Consultation on Assessing Innovative Forestry Financing Mechanisms in the Asia-Pacific Region
13 DecRegional Advocacy Workshop for the Regional Programme for Participatory and Integrated Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Development for Long-term Rehabilitation and Development in Tsunami-affected Areas
29 NovRegional Consultation on Pro-poor Policy Formulation, Dialogue and Implementation at the Country Level
15 NovRegional Consultation on Food Security in the ASEAN Region
08 NovMinisterial Roundtable Meeting and 3rd International Rice Congress 2010
04 NovIntroduction and Awareness Raising Meeting on the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)
03 NovSecond Provincial Steering Committee Meeting on the United Nations Joint Programme on Integrated Highland Livelihood Development in Mae Hong Son, Thailand
25 Oct34th Session of APHCA and the Meeting on Pro-poor HPAI Risk Reduction: Lessons from Southeast Asia and Africa
18 OctAsia-Pacific Observance of World Food Day 2010
16 OctThe 1st APEC Ministerial Meeting on Food Security
22 SepGlobal Conference on Aquaculture
14 SepICT/ICM for National Agricultural Research Information Systems in the Asia-Pacific Region
13 SepPublic Forum on “Responsible Agricultural Investment: The Path of Thailand”
30 AugPost-Nargis Lessons Learning Conference: Institutionalising Good Practices, Strengthening Partnerships
25 AugFAO Regional Workshop on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures and their Impact on Food Inspection and Certification including Managerial Aspects
19 AugGMS Economic Cooperation Ministerial Conference
07 AugInternational Conference on Eliminating Hunger and Poverty: Priorities in Global Agricultural Research and Development Agenda in an Era of Climate Change and Rising Food Prices
15 JulRegional Workshop on Geographical Indications (GI)
01 JulFirst Meeting of the Highly Pathogenic and Emerging Diseases (HPED) Steering Committee
30 JunWorkshop on Good Practice for the Small-Scale Production of Local, Ethnic and Traditional Confectionery Products in the Asia-Pacific Region
23 JunSeminar on Tapping into the Processed Food Market
15 JunBioenergy and Food Security (BEFS) Policy Consultation
14 JunPreparatory meeting for Thematic Working Group on Environment and Disaster Risk Management (TWGEDRM) workshop on the Green Economy Initiative
01 JunPress Conference on Hunger in Asia and the Pacific
26 MayBangladesh Food Security Investment Forum
18 MayFAO-AFC Partnership Signing Ceremony
11 MayMarket Oriented Advisory Services Workshop
10 MayRegional Launch: State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2009 Livestock in the Balance
27 AprFirst Regional Steering Committee Meeting for the Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme for Southeast Asia
26 Apr23rd Session of the Asia Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics
08 Apr2nd International Land Coalition Asia Steering Committee Meeting
30 MarInception Workshop for the Project on Assistance on Diagnosis and Management of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) and other Swine Diseases to Improve Swine Health Status in Selected Countries

2009:
Date
Title
13 NovWhy Another Hunger Summit?
11 JunRegional Conference on Rural Development and Agricultural and Food Quality Linked to Geographical Origin: Lessons and Perspectives
05 JunInauguration Ceremony for the Field Epidemiology Training Programme for Veterinarians
27 MayASEAN-FAO Regional Conference on Food Security
19 MayAnnual Review Meeting of FAO/Government of Japan Cooperative Programme
06 MarTechnical Meeting on Greater Mekong Subregion Cross Border Trade and Contract Farming
05 MarDevelopment Partners Meeting on Biofuels and Rural Renewable Energy
01 MarIFAD Annual Performance Review Workshop
23 FebThe First Ministerial Forum on Water of the Group of 77
19 FebPolicy Forum on Agricultural Reforms and Trade Liberalization in China and Selected Asian Countries: Lessons of Three Decades
17 FebPolicy Dialogue on APEC's Engagement with Multilateral Organizations
10 FebWorkshop on Rice Policies in Asia
19 JanIWMI-FAO Workshop on Trends and Transitions in Asian Irrigation: What are the Prospects for the Future?

2008:
Date
Title
11 NovRegional Workshop on Writing Standard Operating Procedures for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreak Investigation and Response
04 NovRegional Meeting on Weedy Rice Management
03 NovPre-conference Meeting on ASEAN-UN Working Group Meeting on Food Security
27 OctThirty-second Session of the Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific
16 OctAsia-Pacific Observance of World Food Day 2008
14 OctGlobal Conference on Small-scale Fisheries. Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries: Bringing Together Responsible Fisheries and Social Development
24 SepChina International Food Safety & Quality Conference + Expo 2008
16 SepStrengthening Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting on Sustainable Forest Management in Asia
09 SepRegional Workshop on Strategic and Legislative Aspects of Controlling HPAI and Emerging Infectious Diseases
25 AugInternational Symposium on Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia
22 JulTechnical Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Network for Food and Nutrition Nutrition Interventions for Food Security – Can they Work Effectively in Isolation?
21 JulWorking Group Meeting on Procedures for Finance, Administration and Planning of the Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission (APPPC)
15 JulEnhancing Agricultural Competitiveness of Rural Households in the Greater Mekong Subregion
14 JulWorkshop on the Review of Draft Regional Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
25 MayASEAN/UN International Pledging Conference
07 MayRegional Workshop for Avian Influenza Surveillance and Response Capacities
06 MayWorkshop to Commemorate the International Year of the Potato 2008
05 MayFAO/WHO Expert Meeting on Microbiological Hazards Associated with Leafy Green Vegetables and Herbs
28 AprSixty-fourth Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
25 AprBrainstorming Session on the FAO Initiattive on Soaring Food Prices
18 AprAPAARI/ANGOC/GFAR Asia-Pacific Workshop on Agricultural Research for Development
31 MarRegional Workshop on Port State Measures to Combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
11 MarAnnual Review Meeting of FAO/Government of Japan Cooperative Programme
10 MarLand Watch Mid-term Workshop
06 MarHigh-level Round Table on Pro-poor Policy Formulation and Implementation at the Country Level
22 JanInternational Conference to Combat Desertification

2007:
Date
Title
12 DecRegional Workshop on Organic Agriculture in Asia
11 DecExpert Consultation on Statistics for Farmer Income
17 OctWorld Food Day 2007 – "The Right to Food"
01 OctTechnical Consultation on Independent Certification
17 SepAsian Workshop on Enabling Environments for Agribusiness and Agro-industry Development
11 SepFAO Expert Consultation on International Guidelines for the Management of Deep-sea Fisheries in the High Seas
03 SepWorkshop on Avian Influenza and Wildlife: Regional Surveillance and Research Priorities for Asia
18 JulRegional Workshop on the Review of Pest Risk Analysis for South American Leaf Blight of Hevea rubber
05 JulBrainstorming Workshop for the Preparation of the National Medium Term Priority Framework in Thailand
28 JunRegional Programme Inception Workshop on Pro-poor Policy Formulation, Dialogue and Implementation at the Country Level
25 JunAgrochem Asia 2007: Fuelling Asia’s Growing Food and Energy Needs
18 JunAppraisal of the Sustainable Management of the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project
28 MayFAO Regional Training Workshop on an Integrated Approach to Biosecurity
26 AprInception Workshop for the Regional Programme for Participatory and Integrated Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Development for Long-term Rehabilitation and Development in Tsunami Affected Areas
10 AprGreater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Programme - Agriculture Minister's Meeting
09 AprGreater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Programme – Development Partners' Dialogue
22 MarWorld Water Day Celebration Ceremony
19 MarPolicy Workshop on Asian Economic Renaissance: Challenges and Consequences on Agriculture, Food Security and Poverty
15 MarThird Regional Focal Points Meeting of the Project on Implementation of the Global Plan of Action for the Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific Region
27 FebConsultative Meeting on IPM of the Coconut Leaf Beetle
08 FebAnnual Review meeting of the FAO/Government of Japan Cooperative Programme
06 FebOfficial opening of the Landong shrimp hatchery, Aech, Indonesia

2006:
Date
Title
19 DecThird Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission Executive Committee Meeting
13 DecSecond Ministerial Forum and the Partnership Council Meeting East Asian Seas Congress
12 DecPilot Consultation on Development of Profiles for the Exchange of Plant Protection Information among APPPPC Members
06 DecInternational Symposium on Fresh Produce Supply Chain Management
27 NovLivestock in a Changing Landscape. An Integrated Analysis and Global Consultation
22 NovWorkshop on the Review of Draft Regional Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
21 NovFAO Expert Consultation on Deep-Sea Fisheries in the High Seas
22 Oct30th Session of the Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific
20 OctOpening Ceremony of the 27th IDF World Dairy Congress
03 OctRegional Expert Consultation of the Asia-Pacific Network for Food and Nutrition on Nutrition Orientation to Food Production
27 SepRegional Workshop on Coastal Area Planning and Management in Asian Tsunami Affected Countries
26 SepRegional Workshop on Coastal Forest Rehabilitation and Management in Asian Tsunami Affected Countries
11 SepAsia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics (21st session)
28 AugRegional Technical Workshop on Coastal protection in the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami: what role for forests and trees?
03 AugPre-meeting of the 3rd Steering Meeting and Workshop of the International Network on Water and Environment in Paddy Fields
28 JulRegional Conference of Ministers of Health, Agriculture/Livestock on Avian Influenza Control and Pandemic Preparedness in Asia
27 JulInternational Workshop on Sufficiency Economy: Poverty Reduction and the Millennium Development Goals to Commemorate the 60th Anniversary of His Majesty the King of Thailand’s Accession to the Throne
04 JulNational Workshop on the In-depth Tsunami Damage Assessment of Mangrove and Other Coastal Forests in Thailand
29 JunRegional Workshop on Rehabilitation of Agriculture in Tsunami Affected Areas: One and a half years later
23 JunRegional Consultation on IFAD's Regional Strategy for Rural Poverty Reduction in Asia and the Pacific
19 JunRegional Workshop on the Elaboration of National Plans of Action to Deter, Eliminate, and Prevent Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
15 JunLivestock Waste Management in East Asia
14 JunRegional Workshop on Agricultural Trade and Development in the Context of Multilateral and Regional Trade Agreements
17 Apr21st Session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission
30 MarRegional Workshop: One-year-later, Rehabilitation of Fisheries and Aquaculture in Coastal Communities of Tsunami Affected Countries in Asia
28 MarCoordination Meeting: Progress in Post-tsunami Rehabilitation in the Fisheries Sector
22 MarAnnual Review Meeting on FAO/Government of Japan Cooperative Programme
16 MarPress launch - Grant project for the prevention and control of avian influenza in Asia
12 MarFirst Coordination Meeting of the Country Project Teams of the Programme for Early Rehabilitation of Asian Tsunami Affected Countries
23 JanReducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Promoting Bioenergy Technologies for Heat Applications

2005:
Date
Title
14 DecExpert Meeting on Rural Information Networks in Asia-Pacific: Innovative Practices and Future Directions
12 DecPilot Training Course on Developing Food Standards within a Risk Analysis Framework
07 DecPolicy Workshop on China, India and Selected Asian Economies: Implications of Rapid Economic Growth for Agriculture and Food Security in Asia and Pacific Rim countries
29 NovFifth High-level Group Meeting on Education for All – Reaching the Marginalized: Investing in Education for Rural People
28 NovRoundtable Meeting on Programme for the 2010 Round of Censuses of Agriculture
15 NovThe Second Regional Consultation and Fourth Focal Points Meeting of the FAO/Japan Project on Capacity Building in Biosafety of GM Crops in Asia
15 NovRegional Expert Consultation of the Asia Pacific Network for Food and Nutrition on FIVIMS Initiatives in the RAP Region and the Meeting on Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Assessment Methodologies and Lessons Learned in Asia
07 NovHigh-level Policy Dialogue on Biotechnology for Food Security and Poverty Alleviation: Opportunities and Challenges
23 OctGender and Women in Agriculture and Rural Development – Subregional Resource Persons’ Network Meeting
05 OctFourth Focal Point Meeting and Technical Consultation on Analysis of Data in National Statistics
21 SepInception Workshop of the FAO-ADB Project: Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases in the Greater Mekong Subregion
14 SepFAO-Thailand Joint Workshop on Good Agricultural Practices for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Thailand
10 SepRegional Workshop for the Review of Draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
05 SepTwenty-fourth Session of the Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission (APPPC)
29 AugIn Situ Conservation Workshop and Geographical Information System Training Course
26 JulRegional Workshop on International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides: Implementation, Monitoring and Observance
18 JulExpert Consultation on Analysis and Dissemination of Census and Survey Data
06 JulWorkshop on Enhancing the National Forest Programme Process in Thailand
28 JunOpen and Distance Learning for Agricultural Development and Rural Poverty Reduction: A Workshop to Explore Innovation and Best Practice in Asia and the Pacific
25 JunSpecial Session of China Development Forum: Water Resource Conservation and Saving
25 MayConference on Innovative Rural Finance Design, Technologies and Methodologies
17 MayConsultation Meeting on the Global Strategy to Control Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
28 AprRegional Meeting for GEF Biomass Energy South Asia Project
27 AprPlanning Workshop on Pro-poor Policy Analysis and Dialogue at the Country Level
18 AprMid-term Workshop on Sustainable Use of Problem Soils in Rainfed Agriculture
31 MarRegional Workshop on Strategies for Rehabilitation and Management of Salt-affected Soil from Sea Water Intrusion
22 MarWorld Water Day and Launch of the International Water Decade: Water for Life 2005–2015
15 MarFAO-APRACA Workshop on Designing Effective Disaster-Related Rural Finance Strategies
10 MarThird Focal Points Meeting for the Project "Capacity Building in Biosafety of GM Crops in Asia"
09 Mar25th Anniversary of the Thai National AGRIS Centre, Kasetsart University
07 MarRegional Coordination Workshop on Rehabilitation of Tsunami-affected Forest Ecosystems: Strategies and New Directions
28 FebSubregional Workshop on Improving the Quality and Safety of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: A Practical Approach
28 FebRegional Workshop on Rehabilitation of Fisheries and Aquaculture in Coastal Communities of Tsunami Affected Countries in Asia
22 FebAsia-Pacific Forest Invasive Species Network Workshop on Developing an Asia-Pacific Strategy for Forest Invasive Species: the Coconut Beetle Problem – Bridging Agriculture and Forestry
21 FebSecond Meeting of Focal Points for the Project "Implementation of the Global Plan of Action for the Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific Region"
14 FebWorkshop on the Review of the Draft of Regional Standards Phytosanitary Measures
27 JanWorkshop on Reducing Food Insecurity Associated with Natural Disasters in Asia and the Pacific
17 JanRegional Workshop on Multilateral Trade Negotiations in Agriculture

2004:
Date
Title
16 DecFood Security and the United Nations, United Nations University Global Seminar – 6th Okinawa Session
09 DecFAO-GTZ MicroBanking System Steering Committee Meeting
08 DecFAO Regional Technical Expert Workshop on Aquatic Biodiversity, its Nutritional Composition and Human Consumption in Rice-based Systems
01 DecExpert Consultation on Postharvest Technologies for Ensuring Food Security and Value Addition for Enhanced Income
29 NovTechnical Consultation on Sea Turtles Conservation and Fisheries
23 NovRegional Review and Training Workshop for the National Correspondents of Asia and the Pacific Region
17 NovWorkshop on Water Resources Management for Poverty Alleviation held at the 3rd IUCN World Conservation Congress
16 NovRegional Expert Consultation of the Asia-Pacific Network for Food And Nutrition on Functional Foods and their Implications in the Daily Diet
26 OctExpert Consultation on the Control of Coconut Beetle Outbreaks in APPPC Member Countries
19 OctWorkshop on Development of an Asia-Pacific Regional Strategy for Eucalyptus Rust
18 OctTraining and Awareness Raising Workshop on Technical Assistance for the Implementation of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure on Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade
28 SepWorkshop on Strengthening the Capacity in Fisheries Information Gathering for Management
27 SepAsia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission Working Group Meeting on Draft Regional Standards For Phytosanitary Measures
20 Sep20th Asia-Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics (APCAS)
07 SepTechnical Workshop on GM Crops Assessment Related to Biosafety Issues: the Practical Guidelines
01 SepFood Safety and HACCP in the 21st Century
31 AugExpert Consultation on Policies and Programmes for Advancement of Rural Women in Beijing Plus 10 Era: Innovations and Constraints
24 AugJoint FAO/WHO Technical Workshop on Residues of Veterinary Drugs without Acceptable Daily Intakes and Maximum Residue Limits
23 AugRegional Workshop for the Review of Draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
10 AugAFITA/WCCA 2004 Conference (Asian Federation of Information Technology in Agriculture and World Congress on Computers in Agriculture)
28 JulWorkshop on Diagnostic Laboratory and Surveillance Network Coordination for Control and Prevention of Avian Influenza in Southeast Asia
21 JulRegional Workshop on Forest Certification in China: Latest Developments and Future Strategies
17 JunFirst Thai National Stakeholder Consultation on the Establishment of the National Information Sharing Mechanism for the Implementation and Monitoring of the Global Plan of Action for the Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources
17 MayWelcome Statement at the Senior Officers Meeting, 27th FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC)
10 MayWorkshop on the Use of Major Databases and their Applications in Support of Agricultural and Rural Development Policies
04 MayMeeting of ASEAN SOM-AMAF Leaders
27 AprThe Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Programme: First Technical Meeting
25 MarWorkshop with Asian Policy Institutes on Averting Hunger in the Region
11 MarSecond Meeting of Focal Points for the Project "Capacity Building in Biosafety of GM Crops in Asia"
09 MarRegional Consultation on Gender Dimensions in Asian Rice Livelihood Systems in the Changing Milieu of Technologies and Economy
03 MarPoverty Reduction in Upland Communities in the Mekong Region through Improved Community and Industrial Forestry
26 FebOpening Session of the FAO/OIE Emergency Regional Meeting on Avian Influenza Control in Animals in Asia
28 JanMinisterial Meeting on the Current Poultry Disease Situation
27 JanStructural Change in the Livestock Sector
13 JanASEAN Launch of the International Year of Rice

2003:
Date
Title
12 DecWelcome and introductory statement at the Consultation with Development Partners
09 DecThe Enlarged International Fertilizer Industry Association Council Meeting 2003
08 DecThe State of the World's Animal Genetic Resources: Regional Training Workshop on Progress and Identification of Regional Priorities
01 DecThe Deep-sea 2003 International Conference
26 NovUNDP-FAO Project Meeting on Gender Responsive Technology Framework for Poverty Alleviation
18 NovRegional Expert Consultation of the Asia-Pacific Network for Food and Nutrition on Food Composition Activities
17 NovKeynote address at the First South East Asia Water Forum
10 NovRegional Workshop on Agro-Ecological Zoning (AEZ) and GIS Applications in Asia with Special Emphasis on Land Degradation Assessment in Drylands (LADA)
04 NovFAO-ASEAN Strategic Planning Workshop on Harmonization of Standards for Shrimp Import-Export
03 NovSeminar on the Production and Export of Organic Fruit and Vegetables in Asia
16 OctWelcome and introductory statement on World Food Day 2003
12 OctFirst Regional Focal Points Consultation of the Project "Implementation of the Global Plan of Action for the Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific Region"
09 OctOIE/FAO-APHCA/DLD Regional Workshop on BSE Risk Analysis and the OIE/FAO-APHCA/DLD Consultation Meeting on BSE Public Awareness
12 SepCeremony for handing over inputs of emergency assistance
08 JulExpert Consultation on Livestock Statistics
07 JulFirst Regional Consultation of the Project "Capacity Building in Biosafety of Genetically Modified Crops in Asia"
05 MayFAO-APRACA Roundtable Discussion on the Establishment of a Regional Rural and Microfinance Bank
04 AprMeeting on the Establishment of the Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology (APCoAB)
27 MarSecond Meeting of the Focal Points for the Project "Strengthening Regional Data Exchange System on Food and Agricultural Statistics in Asia and Pacific Countries" (GCP/RAS/184/JPN)
17 MarGroup training of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Officers, Thailand
19 FebRegional Conference on Land Tilting in Thailand
13 JanFAO International Technical Consultation on Biological Risk Management in Food and Agriculture

2002:
Date
Title
11 DecAfrica-Asia Agricultures Against AIDS Consultation
25 NovAsia Regional Workshop on Multilateral Trade Negotiations on Agriculture
18 NovRegional Workshop for Operational Strengthening of FAO Representatives
29 OctExpert Consultation on Regional Standards for Phytosanitary Measures and Information Sharing