Information for Participants

Side Events


Mapping Food Security and Nutrition Actions at Country level
Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 9:00 to 10:30 hrs (King Faisal Room) (D263)


ICARDA/FAO Cooperation (Exhibit + a presentation)
Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 10:30 to 12:00 hrs (King Faisal Room)



The purpose of this side event is to inform participants about ICARDA’s current research portfolio and provide insight into one of the new CGIAR Research Programmes led by ICARDA to address the challenges of food insecurity, to share experiences on ongoing collaboration between ICARDA and FAO and to identify areas for future collaboration, focusing on agricultural research for development in the Near East region.
(For further information, please contact the focal point of this side-event: Ms Karin Nichterlein, e-mail:



Blog on FAO CGIAR side event



Power point presentations projected during the side event




Improving Food Security and Livelihoods in Dry Areas and ICARDA's Contribution in Collaboration with Partners




FAO's Support to the CGIAR System



FAO - ICARDA collaboration for Sustainable crop production in the Near-East Region


Pooled Regional Trust Fund for the Near East
Friday, 18 May 2012, 09:00-10:00 hrs (Sheikh Zayed Centre)