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Workshop Kosovo is contemplating to accede to the EU. Looking at farming, the agricultural landscape in Kosovo is very different from the one of the EU. In stark contrast to the farm structure of the EU, an important characteristic of Kosovo is the overwhelming predominance of small-scale farming with low level...
Four decades of Conservation Agriculture (CA) research and development activities in many regions across the world have enabled CA systems to be established in different countries and cropping systems, based on the joint effort of national and international organizations. Currently (2015/16), farmers globally practice CA on some 180 M ha...
IPPC/FAO Regional Workshop
Bykovo, Russian Federation 03 September 2018 - 08 September 2018
The IPPC/FAO Regional Workshop was prepared by the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU), in cooperation with the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and with the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO). It will be hosted by the All-Russian Plant Quarantine Centre (VNIIKR). Phytosanitary...
FAO expert consultation: Review of biosafety regulatory systems
Prague, Czech Republic 28 August 2018 - 30 August 2018
Since the first publications of the recombinant DNA techniques, governments have applied a two-track policy towards modern biotechnology that can be summarized as ‘maximizing benefits and minimizing risks’. Maximizing benefits, such as for improved food and nutritional security, climate change adaptation and mitigation, decreased pressure on natural resources through circularity...
Assessors training Background and justification Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is broadly defined as the ability of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites to become resistant to antimicrobials. However, the main AMR concerns are more specifically linked to antibiotic resistance which is the ability of bacteria to develop mechanisms to resist to antibiotics. It has...