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Workshop on staple food trade and market policy options for promoting development in Eastern and Southern Africa

01 Mar 2007 - 02 Mar 2007

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The purpose of the workshop is to review existing knowledge and practical experience about food trade policy with a view to informing the debate on appropriate trade policy in the E&SA region, particularly as it concerns basic food products.

17th Session of the Intergovernmental Group on Tea

29 Nov 2006 - 01 Dec 2006

Nairobi, Kenya

The FAO Intergovernmental Group (IGG) on Tea represents a forum for intergovernmental consultation and exchange on trends in production, consumption, trade and prices of tea, including regular appraisal of the global market situation and short term outlook.

Symposium: Market and trade dimensions of avian influenza prevention and control

14 Nov 2006

FAO Headquarters, Rome

In conjunction with the 21st Session of the FAO Intergovernmental Group on Meat and Dairy Products this symposium was held to provide experts and policy makers the opportunity to discuss important issues affecting international livestock markets.

Governance, coordination and distribution along commodity value chains

04 Apr 2006 - 05 Apr 2006

FAO Headquarters, Rome

This workshop was held in the light of significant changes which are continuing to take place in the value chains for many agricultural commodities, particularly those fresh products destined for supermarket shelves.

Informal consultation on hides and skins

01 Feb 2006

Arusha, Tanzania

Participants will review the current market situation and assess short-term prospects forsupply, demand and trade of hides and skins and their derived products. Participants will be invited to present information analyzing recent developments and the outlook in the hides and skins sector of their respective countries.