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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.  

Working group on horticultural production and trade

17 Jun 2005 - 20 Jul 2000

The Working Group was formed to facilitate dialogue, collaboration and joint activities among stakeholders working with social and environmental issues in horticultural production and trade. The participants in the Working Group have various backgrounds. These include NGOs involved in standard setting, certification and/or labelling of horticulture produce, auditors and environmental [...]

Expert consultation on banana trade policies

28 Oct 2004 - 29 Oct 2004

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The overall objective of this informal consultation was to review and clarify the evidence that underlies current debates and negotiations on banana import policy reforms in OECD countries.