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ANNEXES

 


1. Agenda


 

INTERNATIONAL EXPERT MEETING ON
MEDICINAL, CULINARY AND AROMATIC PLANTS in the Near East

 

AGENDA

  

FIRST DAY: MONDAY 19 MAY
08.30 - 09.00 Registration
09.00 - 09.30 Opening session
Inaugural speeches by representatives of the host country and the FAO
Host Country:
- Mr. Mamdouh Charaf Eddin: Vice-Minister of Agriculture, Egypt
- Mr. M. Reyadh, Undersecretary of Afforestation Direc., MOA Egypt FAO:
- Mr. A. Al Fares, Regional Forestry Officer, RNE, Cairo
- Mr. P. Vantomme, Forestry Officer, FAO, Rome

09.30 - 10.00 Coffee break

 

TECHNICAL SESSION 1: Regional overview of the resource situation and the present status of utilization of the major Medicinal, Culinary and Aromatic Plants in the region.

 

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN AND RAPPORTEUR(S) FOR THE MEETING

 

10.00 - 10.4 0 Key presentation: Resource description and situation:
- Plant resources and their diversity in the NE: Mr. V. Heywood
- The state of agriculture, forestry and environment in the NE : Mr. A. Al Fares
10.4 0 - 11.00 Key presentation: Product utilization status and trends:
- Major medicinal, culinary and aromatic plants gathered from wild sources in the NE: product utilization status and trends: Mr. P. Vantomme
11.00 - 12.30 Presentation of country papers
- Turkey: Mr. M. Kizmaz
- Jordan: Mr. M. ElAbbadi
- Syria: Mr. T. Wahbe
- Yemen: Mr. A. A. Majid
- Egypt: Mr. R. Khater
12.30 - 13.00 Coffee break
13.00 - 14.00 Continuation of presentation of country papers
- Cyprus: Mr. G. Georgiou
- Tunisia: Mr. R. Chemli
- Iran: Mr. S. Y. Riazi
14.00 - 14.30 Discussion
14.30 - 15.00 Concluding remarks on session 1

 

SECOND DAY: TUESDAY 20 MAY
TECHNICAL SESSION 2: Product development and Policy / Institutional issues

 

09.00 - 09.30 Mushroom production: Mr. Yezeci and Mr. Bawadekji
09.30 - 10.00 Gum arabic production: Mr. Awoda
10.00 - 10.30 Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in Arab Countries: Mr. Hennawi
10.30 - 11.00 Discussion and winding up on product development
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 11.50 Policy and institutional aspects for NWFP development in the NE: Mr. Vantomme
11.50 - 12.10 Examples of existing networks on NWFP in the NE : Mr. Heywood
12.10 - 12.30 Jatropha curcas in Egypt: Mr. Reyadh
12.30 - 13.00 General discussion and proposed action(s)/recommendations for follow-up
13.00 -14.30 Concluding session: recommendations raised and closure
14.30 -15.00 Closure of meeting

 

THIRD DAY: WEDNESDAY 21 MAY

Field excursion

 


2. List of participants


 

List of Participants

 

Dr. Mamdouh REYADH
Under Secretary of State for Afforestation
Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Dokki, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: + + 20 2 337 3790
Fax: + + 20 2 335 4983
Prof. Dr. Hussin M. El-HENNAWY
Plant production Expert
Arab Organization of Agricultural Development
11 El-Eslah El-Zaraii str.
Doki, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: + + 20 2 336 5795 / 3365798
Fax: + + 20 2 336 5799

 

Prof. Rachid CHEMLI
Faculte de Pharmacie
onastir 5000, Tunisie
Tel: + + 216 3 461 000
Fax: + + 216 3 461 830

 

Eng. Enayat ABDEL AZIZ
General Manager for Afforestation
Ministry of Agriculture
Cairo, Egypt
Prof. Abdul-Hakim BAWADIKJI
Universite d’Alep
Faculte d’Agronomie
B.P. 420 Alep, Syrie
Tel: + + 963 21 757 483
Fax: + + 963 21 216 805

 

Mr. Yakout MOHAMED
Egyptian Dund for Technical Cooperation with
African Countries 4 El-Zafere st. Apt6
Agouza, Giza, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: + + 20 2 3030 970
Eng. Tagrid WAHBE
Agronome
Ministere de l’Agriculture
Center de la Recherche Agricole
B.P. 113 Damasucs, Syrie
Tel: + 963 531 3038
Fax: + 963 532 3029
Mr. George GEORGIOU
Agricultural officer
Aromatic Plants
Agriculture Department
Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: 02992141
Fax: 022361425

 

Eng. Seyed Yahya RIAZI
Deputy General Director of
Flower, Ornamental plans,
Medical plants and Mushroom Affairs
Ministry of Agriculture
Horticulture Section
Tehran, Iran
Tel: + + 821 222 3482

 

Mr. Antonios GAVRILIDES
Agricultural Officer
Aromatic Plants
Agriculture Department
Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: 02992141
Fax: 022361 425
Prof. Vernon HEYWOOD
School of Plant Seciences
The University of Reading
Whiteknights, P.O. Box 221
Reading RGG GAS, UK
Tel: + + 44 118 9780185
Fax: + + 44 118 9891745
Email: v.h.heywood @ reading.ac.uk

 

Prof. Dr. Mortada Reada KHATER
Horticultural Research Institute, ARC
Giza, Egypt
Tel: + + 02 2 337 2626
Mr. Ekrem YAZICI
Assistant National Coordinator
GCP / INT / 539 / ITA "Forestry and Food Security"
Division Director
Ministry of Forestry Ankara, Turkey
Tel: + + 90- 312- 4177730
Fax: + + 90 312 4179160
Mr. Moustafa KIZMAZ
Division Dicector
General Directorate of Forest
Turkey
Tel: + + 90 312 2234505
Fax: + + 90 312 4179160 / 2128482
Eng. Amer A. Aghbari MAJID
National Project Director of Forestry Development
FAO (GCP/YM/020)
Sanaa, Yemen
Tel: 207331
Eng. Mouhamed ABDEL SATTAR
Ms. M. AbDEL SALAM
Ms. Soheer Fathy AHMED
Mr. Gad Elkarim AHMED
Under- secretary of Afforestation
Ministry of Agriculture
Cairo, Egypt
Eng. Mousa K.A.W. ABBADI
General Director of Forests and Range
Department
Ministry of Agriculture
Ammam, Jordan
P.O.Box: 2099
Tel: 837472
Fax: 837929
Mr. A. ALFARES
Regional Forestry Offeicer
FAO, RNE P.O. Box: 2223
Cairo, Egypt.
Tel: + + 20 2 3316000
Fax: + + 20 2 3495981
Email: Adnan.Alfares@fao.org.

 

El Hag Makki AWOUDA
General Manager
Forest National Corporation
Khartoum, Sudan
Tel: + + 249 11 471575
Fax: + + 249 11 472659
Mr. Paul. VANTOMME
Forest Officer (Non Wood Forest  Products)
Forestry Department. FAO
Rome, Italy
Tel: + + 39 06 57054064
Fax: + +39 06 57055618
Email: Paul.Vantomme@fao.org

 


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