COAG 24 - Rome, 29 September - 3 October 2014
At its 24th session, the Committee on Agriculture discussed a wide range of issues, including family farming, sustainable agriculture, food safety, governance, investment monitoring, sustainable livestock production, the global soil partnership and agricultural heritage systems.
The Committee also discussed its future programme and upcoming issues.
Published by the Committee on Agriculture, the booklet Driving FAO’s agricultural agenda charts COAG’s influence and accomplishments since its inception in 1971. The overview contains examples of how COAG guided FAO to give more emphasis to among other things: food standards, the seed sector and sustainable agriculture including livestock. Also covered are COAG’s impact on the Organization’s strategic direction.