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Support to Russian agriculture in the context of WTO membership: Issues and possible solutions

20 Nov 2013 - 21 Nov 2013

Belgorod, Russia

The main objectives of the workshop are to identify and discuss the key areas of concern facing the agriculture sector in relation to the commitments on agricultural subsidies made on accession to the WTO.

Regional Training Workshop for CIS countries: WTO accession and agricultural policy

12 Nov 2013 - 13 Nov 2013

Kiev, Ukraine

The training workshop will facilitate a greater understanding and implementation of the multilateral trading rules for agriculture as well as the agricultural trade commitments assumed by the CIS countries in the context of the WTO accession.

Global food production under climate change and increased supply variability: Implications for trade policy and food security

05 Nov 2013 - 06 Nov 2013

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The consultation will feature a number of top experts in biophysical and economic modelling on climate change who will report and exchange on their latest research findings on climate change impacts on future agricultural/food supply shifts at global and regional levels.

Joint Meeting of the 37th Session of the Intergovernmental Group on Hard Fibres and the 39th Session of the Intergovernmental Group on Jute, Kenaf and Allied Fibres

05 Nov 2013 - 07 Nov 2013

Negombo, Sri Lanka

The IGGs provide a forum for intergovernmental consultation and exchange on trends in production, consumption, trade and prices of jute, kenaf and allied fibres, including regular appraisal of the global market situation and short term outlook.

Second Ministerial meeting on food price volatility

07 Oct 2013

FAO Headquarters, Rome

FAO will hold a second Ministerial Meeting on International Food Prices in October 2013. A first meeting in 2012 on Food Price Volatility was held in response to the third spike in international grain prices in five years.