UNSCHEDULED SESSIONS APPROVED
|Programme||Session Number, Title and Justification||Estimated cost||Art.of Const. and Category||Attendance|
|2.1.1. AGL 827||Expert Consultation on a World Index of Space Imagery (WISI)||250||VI—4(3)||Selected Individuals|
|— Replacing cancelled session AGL 964 FAO/UNDRO Training Course on Application of Remote Sensing to Natural Disasters|
|2.1.2. AGS 706—1||First Session of FAO Panel of Experts on Agricultural Mechanization||2 300||VI—4(3)||Selected Individuals|
|— New Panel established by Director—General to advise him on measures to promote collaboration in establishment of efficient mechanization in developing countries.|
|Replacing cancelled session AGS 704—8 Advisory Working Party on Hard Fibre Research.|
|2.1.2. AGS 706—2||Second Session of FAO Panel of Experts on Agricultural Mechanization||—||VI—4(3)||Selected Individuals|
|— Replacing cancelled session AGS 953 Workshop on Farm Management Research Methodology.|
|2.1.3. AGA 818||Second Emergency Consultation on African Swine Fever (ASP)||7 500||VI—5(2)||Selected MNs and
|— To respond to emergency African Swine Fever Situation|
|2.1.8. ESC 808||Technical Consultation on Coir and Abaca||9 645||VI—5(2)||Selected MNs|
|— Replacing cancelled session ESC 709 Intergovernmental Group on Grains|
|2.1.8. ESC 809||Emergency Consultation of Abaca Producing and Consuming Countries on Price Arrangements||—||VI—5(2)||Selected MNs|
|— Emergency consultation replacing cancelled session ESC 720 Intergovernmental Group on Hard Fibres|
|2.2.2. Fl 761—2||ACMRR Working Party (2nd Session)||100||VI—2(3)||Selected Individuals|
|— Replacing cancelled session Fl 760—2 (FAO/ACMRR Group of Experts on Acoustics)|
|2.2.3. Fl 773—2||WECAFC Executive Comeittee for the WECAF||3 000||VI—1(1)||Selected MNs and Ins.
|— Replacing cancelled session Fl 732—6 Indian OceanFishery Commission (IOFc)|
|2.2.3 Fl 823||Technical Consultation on the Assessment and Management of Turbot Stock in the
|— Replacing cancelled session Fl 724—2 CARPAS Working Party on Biological Research and Evaluation of Fishery Resources|
|2.2.3. P1 824||Technical
Consultation on stock assessment in
statistical divisions in the Balearic Islands
|— Replacing cancelled session Fl 807 Expert Consultation on evaluation of resources exploited by artisanal fisheries.|
APPROVED SESSIONS CANCELLED
|Programne||Session Number and Title||Estimated Cost $||Reason for Cancellation|
|2.1.1. AGL 808||Expert Consultation on Relation of Field Sizes to Irrigation and Drainage Installations||6 600||Meeting cancelled owing to change of emphasis in ECA programme|
|2.1.1. AOL 809||Expert Consultation on Design and Operation Criteria for Supplementary Irrigation||6 450||Postponed to next biennium owing to staff difficulties.|
|2.1.1. AOL 951||National Training Course on Transfer of Practices in Organic Recycling||2 000||An extra—budgetary workshop on the same technical subject for French—speaking African countries will be held next year.|
|2.1.1. AOL 962||Fertilizer
Programme Workshop on Fertilizer Use Development in
||4 100||Cancelled at request of host government|
|2.1.1. AOL 964||FAO/WIDRO Training Course on Application of Remote Sensing to Natural Disasters||1 500||Budgetary problems in UNDRO. A Training Course on this subject is prograamied for next biennium. Session replaced by unscheduled session AGL 827 — Expert Consultation on World Index of Space Imagery (WISI)|
|2.1.1.AGS 951||Workshop on Farm
Management for Small
Farm Development in
||320||Responsible technical authorities requested delay enabling them to carry out individual surveys as pre—training for the workshops|
|2.1.1. AGS 953||Workshop on Farm Management Research Methodology||9 350|
|2.1.1. MIS 952||Workshop on Farm Management for Agricultural Planning||6 350||Difficulties in organization.|
|2.1.1. RLAT 954||Seminar on Public Ainistration for the Integrated Management of Natural Resources and Environment||11 300||Expected UNEP co—financing did not materialize.|
|2.1.2. AGS 704—8||Advisory Working Party on Hard Fibre Research (8th Session)||5 069||Replaced by unscheduled session AGS 706—1 of Panel of Experts on Agricultural Mechanization.|
|2.1.2. AGP 950||National Training Course in Post—Harvest Loss Reduction||800||Difficulties in organization.|
|2.1.2. AGP 951||National Training Course on the Efficient and Safe Use of Agricultural Pesticides||800||Insufficient
response for participants
during current year.
|2.1.2. MIP 952||Training Course on Integrated
||1 300||Cancelled at request of host govern—ment.|
|2.1.2. AGP 953||National Training Course in Plant Pathosystem Management||400||Difficulties in organization but Workshop on Crop Loss Appraisal will be held next biennium.|
|2.1.3. AGA 951||Refresher Course on Rinderpest and Rinderpest—like Diseases||2 000||Owing to serious outbreak of African Swine Fever in
|2.1.3 AGP 802||Technical Consultation on Tropical Pasture and Grazing Land Management||11 700||Session was dependent upon availability of resources which did not materialize.|
|2.1.5.ESH 804||Expert Consultation on the Area Approach to Rural Development||—||Postponed to next biennium owing to problems in the host country and pressure of work in connection with the WCARRD.|
|2.1.5 AGS 954||Training Course on Central Bank Support To Agricultural Investment||300||Postponed to next biennium to allow time for setting up an internationa centre for this training course.|
|2.1.6. R4FR 702—2||FA0/WH0/0AU
Regional Food and Nutrition Commission for
||6 000||Difficulties in organization en—countered by sponsoring agencies.|
|2.1.6. CX 725—2||Coordinating Committee for
||—||Postponed to next biennium in consultation with host government.|
|2.1.8. ESC 709—20||Intergovernmental Group on Grains (20th Session)||15770||Postponed to next biennium pending clarification of grains situation, and replaced by unscheduled session ESC 808 — Technical Consultation on Coir and Abaca.|
|2.1.8. ESC 717—9||Intergovernmental Group on Bananas, Sub—Group on Statistics (9th Session)||—||Thorough assessment of banana situation and outlook is to be made by Seventh Session of IG Group, which has been extended by one day for this purpose.|
|2.1.8. ESC 718—5||Intergovernmental Group on Banans, Sub—Group of Exporters (5th Session)||11 000|
|2.1.8. ESP 801||Expert Consultation on In—Service Training Approaches||8 800||Cancelled owing to delay in inception of PROCADES training programme for which this session was intended to provide input.|
|2.1.8. ESC 720—15||Intergovernmental Group on Hard Fibres (15th Session)||8500||Sessions for 1979 reduced by the Inter governmental Group at its 14th Session. Replaced by unscheduled session ESC 809 — Emergency Consultation of Abaca Producing and Consuming Countries on Price Arrangements.|
|2.1.8. ESO 722—6||Intergovernmental Group on Tea (6th Session)||14 600||Postponed to next biennium, pending outcome of UNCTAD tea meetings.|
|2.1.8. ESC 724—10||Intergovernmental Group on Tea, Sub—Group of Exporters (10th Session)||—|
|2.1.8. RNEA 706—9||Near
||30 000||Postponed to next biennium after the views of an expert panel on AT 2000. have been formulated.|
|2.2.2. Fl 760—2||ACMRR Working Party 1 (2nd Session)||100||Replaced by unscheduled session Fl 761—2 (ACNRR Working Party 2, 2nd Session)|
|2.2.2. Fl 760—3||ACMRR Working Party 1 (3rd Session)||100||Topics requiring discussion can be dealt with by correspondence at this stage.|
|2.2.2. Fl 807||Expert Consultation on Evaluation of Re—sources Exploited by Artisanal Fisheries||600||Replaced by
unscheduled session Fl 824 — Technical
consultation on stock assessment
in statistical divisions in the
|2.2.2. Fl 802||Expert Consultation on Fish Technology||—||Postponed to next biennium as a review meeting on handling of small pelagic fish proposed for 1979 and covers the same major topic.|
|2.2.2. Fl 805||Government Consultation on the Utilization of By—catches in Shrimp Fisheries (WECAFC Area)||—||Postponed to next biennium when the Programmes conducted or sponsored by Different agencies will have progresse far enough for their results to be properly analyzed and evaluated.|
|2.2.2. Fl 818||Technical Consultation on the Southwest Atlantic Tuna Industry||—||This session was reported as unscheduled to 74th Session of the Council in November 1978, but was later cancelled at request of host government.|
|2.2.3. Fl 717—45||GFCM Executive Committee (45th Session)||—||Postponed to 1980, to be held nearer to 15th Session GFCM|
|2.2.3. Fl 724—2||CARPAS Working Party on Biological Research and Evaluation of Fishery Resources (2nd Session)||—||
unscheduled session Fl 823 — Technical consultation. on the Assessment and Management
of Thurbot Stock in the
|2.2.3 Fl 732—6||3 000||This
as unscheduled to the 74th Session of the Council in November 1978 is now postponed to
next biennium, as the dates suitable to the host
government are too close to the dates of the COFI session.
Replaced by unscheduled session Fl 773—2 — WECAFC Executive Committee for the WECAF project.
|2.2.3 Fl 736—2||IOFC Special Working Party on Stock Assessment of Shrimp in the
||—||Impossible to organize this technical meeting within the deadlines requested due to changing situation regarding exploitation of resources, etc.|
|2.2.3. Fl 751—10||Coordinating Working Party on
||—||Following consultation with the parti—cipating agencies, it was decided that current development in EEZ should also be discussed, and this could best be done if the meeting were postponed to next biennium.|
|2.2.3. Fl 950||EIFAC Symposium on Allocation of Inland Fishery Resources||100||Postponed to next biennium at suggestion of host government.|
|2.3.1. P0 802||Expert Consultation on Volume and Growth Estimation Techniques||500||Work which was to be handled by the meeting will be dealt with by correspondence later when the vacant post of the officer responsible has been filled.|
|3.3.1. DDA 801||7th FFHC/AD Conference||11 450||Postponed to next biennium.|
|5.1.2. GIL 701—9||Panel of Experts on AGRIS (9th Sassion)||—||Panel abolished but work handled by Technical Consultation of AGRIS participants in 1978.|
|5.1.3. GIL 802—2||Technical Consultation of CARIS Liaison Offices||—||Postponed to next biennium, as decentralization at national and regional level not sufficiently advanced to guarantee representative and world—wide participation at this stage.|
CHANGES IN ATTEDANCE AT APPROVED SESSIONS BETWEEN 1 OCTOBER 1978 and 1 OCTOBER 1979
AGS 802 under programme 2.1.5. was originally scheduled as “Expert Consultation on SACRED (Scheme for Agricultural Credit Development)” but became an Ad hoc Consultation. The category was changed from (3) to (2) and attendance, instead of being by Individuals in a personal capacity was by Selected Member Nations and International Organizations. There was no change in direct meetings costs.
ESH 805 under programme 2.1.5. was originally scheduled as “Government Consultation on Management Training of Small Farmers Organizations” but became an Expert Consultation on Improving Management Systems of Small Farmers Cooperatives”. The Article of Constitution and Category were changed from VI—5 (2) to VI—4 (3)and attendance was changed from Selected Member Nations to International Organizations and Individual Experts. The direct meetings costs were reduced from $5 000 to $2 500.
|Yugoslavia (Milan Trkulja)||Brazil (B. do A. Brito)1||Kenya (J.L. Lijoodi)|
|Guinea (J.S. Camara)||Pakistan (J.S.Khan)4|
|India (S.S. Mahdi)2||Sweden (G. Ericsson)|
|Iran (B. Mansouri)3||United States of America (J.A. Baker)5|
|Iraq (S.H. Al-Shakir)||Venezuela (H.L. Claverie R)|
1 Thirty–sixth Session, Rome, April–May 1979: A. Vasconcellos da Costa e Silva;
Thirty–seventh Session, Rome, September–October 1979: Arrhenius F.M. de Freitas.
2 Thirty–fifth Session, Rome, October 1978: S. Ramadhar.
3 Thirty–fifth Session, Rome, October 1978: M.B. Bayat.
4 Thirty–sixth Session, Rome, April–May 1979: P. Masud from 28 April 1979.
5 Thirty–seventh Session, Rome, September–October 1979: W.M. Johnson.
|Tunisia (M. Bel Hadj Amor)||Argentina (J.C. Vignaud)||Peru (B. Sarnanez Conchs)|
|Australia (P. Alpen)||Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of (A.Y.A. Bukhari)|
|Bangladesh (Q.H. Haque)||Tanzania (G.S. Magombe)|
|Canada (D.W. Ware)||United Kingdom (L.C.J. Martin)1|
1 Forty–first Session, Rome, May 1 978 and Forty–second Session, Rome, October 1978: A.J. Peckham.
|Czechoslovakia||Gambia||Panama||United States of America|
|* Angola3||– Guatemala1||– Norway2|
|– Argentina1||*Guinea1||– Pakistan3|
|* Australia2||– Hungary2||*Saudi Arabia Kingdom of 2|
|– Bangladesh2||* India2||– Sweden3|
|* Brazil3||– Ireland1||* Thailand3|
|* Canada2||– Japan3||*Trinidad and Tobago1|
|* France1||* Netherlands3||– United Kingdom1|
|* Germany, Fed. Rep, of1||– New Zealand3||*United States of America2|
|– Greece2||– Niger3||– Zaire1|
* Elected by FAO Council.
– Elected by ECOSOC.
1 Term of office until 31 December 1979.
2 Term of office until 31 December 1980.
3 Term of office until 31 December 1981.
|Austria||Guyana||Papua New Guinea|
|Brazil||Ireland||São Tomé and
|Bulgaria||Israel||Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of|
|Central African Republic||Kenya||Sri Lanka|
|Chad||Korea, Rep. of||Sudan|
|Czechoslòvakia||Malawi||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Democratic People’s Rep. of Korea||Maldives||Turkey|
|Djibouti||Malta||United Arab Emirates|
|Dominican Republic||Mauritania||United Kingdom|
|Ecuador||Mauritius||United States of America|
|France||Nepal||Yemen , People’s Dem. Rep. of|
|Germany, Fed. Rep. of||Nicaragua||Zambia|