Agricultural Development Economics

Meetings and events

Type of record
Event Location

FAO-African Virtual University agreement on e-learning

FAO and the African Virtual University (AVU) have signed a partnership agreement aimed at widening access to education and communications technologies in developing countries. The two organizations will share educational resources and integrate FAO e-learning courses in the AVU e-campus for Development and Peace.


World Summit on Food Security

FAO, Rome ( 16-18 November 2009 )

World leaders convened at FAO Headquarters for the World Summit on Food Security unanimously adopted a declaration pledging renewed commitment to eradicate hunger.


Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

FAO, Rome ( 14, 15, 17 October 2009 )

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the United Nations’ forum for reviewing and following up on policies concerning world food security.


High Level Expert Forum on Food Security (HLEF)

FAO, Rome ( 12-13 October 2009 )

Senior experts in relevant disciplines from around the world were invited to come to Rome for a two-day forum in October.


Right to Food Forum

FAO, Rome ( 1 to 3 October 2008 )

The “Right to Food Forum” will contribute to the discussions at other conferences and High-Level Meetings organized by FAO in 2008.


Global Forum discussion