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36th Session of the Committee on World Food Security

FAO, Rome ( 11-14 / 16 Oct 2010 )

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


ES Seminar: The African Economic Outlook 2010

FAO, Rome ( 7 July 2010 )

The African Economic Outlook is the annual report on Africa produced jointly by the African Development Bank, the OECD Development Centre and the UN Economic Commission for Africa.


Virtual FAO learning course adopted by top Spanish university

An innovative FAO online learning program has been incorporated into the curriculum of Spain's Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), marking the first time that an FAO virtual learning course can be used by students to earn a recognized academic certificate and college credits.


MAFAP - Workshop

FAO, Rome ( 4-5 May 2010 )

MAFAP workshop on How to approach policy monitoring in Africa? - International, regional and national experts in the domains of relevance to the project will discuss the approach adopted by MAFAP.


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.


Global Forum discussion