Tehran, Iran, 24 to 28 July 2016
In the framework of project TCP/INT/3506 "Support for the implementation and development of the CountrySTAT framework in the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) countries, Phase II of TCP/INT/3401", a Refresher training of focal points on the CountrySTAT system, will be organized in collaboration with ECO Secretariat, in Tehran, Iran, from 24 to 28 July 2016.
Potential use of the CountrySTAT/FENIX system for supporting food security
and agricultural development in the ECO Region
27 July 2016, ECO Secretariat, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
The objective of this event aims at discussing options for continuing supporting the ongoing activities and to develop a broader programme for the ECO Region to provide technological solutions for monitoring and analyzing key environmental and Socio-Economic factors like water scarcity, vegetation, climate, food prices, agricultural production, etc.
09h30 – 10h00 Welcome refreshment for the invited guests
10h00 – 10h15 Introductory remarks by the ECO Secretary General and by the FAO Representation in Iran
10h15 – 10h30 Introduction of the CountrySTAT/FENIX system and overview of the activities implemented in the ECO Region
10h30 – 10h45 Use of the FENIX platform in the national and international contexts
10h45 – 11h00 CountrySTAT/FENIX for analysis: Climate monitoring to estimate the impact on agriculture
11h00 – 11h15 Proposed action plan for strengthening agriculture and food security information systems in the ECO Region using CountrySTAT/FENIX
11h15 – 11h55 Open discussion
11h55 – 12h00 End of the High Level Meeting – Closing Remarks and Group Photo
12h00 – 14h00 Lunch