Trade and markets

Meetings and events

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Intersessional meeting of the Intergovernmental Group on Tea

18 Jul 2011 - 19 Jul 2011

Mombasa, Kenya

The meeting provided the opportunity to develop the elements of the programme of the Working Groups, based on the directives given by the IGG.

Securing food in volatile markets: How can trade policy help?

27 May 2011 -

Geneva, Switzerland

Jointly organised with ICTSD. With food prices again recently at record heights, the dialogue will be a timely opportunity for negotiators, policymakers and experts to discuss how agricultural trade policies and rules could help overcome food insecurity.

Special Event on Responsible Agricultural Investment in LDCs

11 May 2011 -

Istanbul, Turkey

The event was co-chaired by H.E. Mehmet Mehdi Eker, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the Republic of Turkey and by Mr Jacques Diouf, FAO Director-General. The speakers were introduced by Ms Sarina Abdysheva, Investment Officer, FAO Sub-regional Office for Central Asia, Ankara, Turkey.

Side Event – Direct Investment in African Agriculture

05 May 2011 -

Luanda, Angola

Side event at the 26th Regional Conference for Africa

The Fifth Session of the Intergovernmental Group on Bananas and Tropical Fruits

03 May 2011 - 05 May 2011

Yaoundé, Cameroon

This IGG will look at economic and market issues related to bananas, also value chains and income distribution.