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WTO commitments and support to Russian agriculture: issues and possible solutions

30 Jan 2013 - 31 Jan 2013

Kazan, Russia

The main objectives are to identify and discuss the main areas of concern facing the agriculture sector in relation to the commitments on agricultural subsidies made on accession to the WTO and to draw on lessons from international experience.

Fifth WBF Committee Meeting of the World Banana Forum (WBF)

18 Dec 2012 - 19 Dec 2012

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The Fifth Steering Committee meeting will update attendees on the latest developments of the WBF and prepare the yearly workplan and  milestones for 2013.

Presentation of current research on the impacts of investment and the Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investment on developing country agriculture

18 Oct 2012 -

FAO Headquarters, Rome

This CFS 39 Side Event presented empirical evidence from ongoing research on responsible agricultural investment in developing countries. Including country case studies on foreign direct investment (FDI) and alternative business models in agriculture and reviewed agribusiness projects.

Ministerial meeting on food price volatility

16 Oct 2012 -

FAO Headquarters, Rome

By sharing experiences and knowledge, this Ministerial Meeting will contribute to enhancing the effectiveness of measures to address food price volatility and to reduce its impact on the most vulnerable populations who spend as much as 70-80 percent of their incomes on food.

Intersessional meeting of the Intergovernmental Group on Tea

17 Sep 2012 - 18 Sep 2012

Washington, D.C.

The Interesessional meeting will look at the progress of the Working Groups of the IGG on Tea, including work on maximum residue levels, tea trade and quality, organic tea, climate change, smallholders, and futures markets.