Refresher training of focal points on the CountrySTAT system

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.

Side Event

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.


High level meeting

 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