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A large quantity of obsolete pesticides reside in Central Asia. The region used to be an important centre for agriculture, during Soviet times, particularly cotton production, with mandatory pesticide application. Many of the obsolete pesticides have been disposed in inappropriate burial sites or dumped in industrial landfill sites. Common and...
This platform is a systematic, cross-border partnership oriented mechanisms to develop the capacity of 8 countries in Central Asia and Caucasus to tackle the double burden of malnutrition in the sub-region. To promote a better understanding of food system and nutrition governance in Central Asia and Caucasus countries and to advocate...
FAO / WHO / WTO International Forum on Food Safety and Trade
Geneva, Switzerland  23 April 2019 - 24 April 2019
With an estimated 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses annually, unsafe food is a threat to human health and economies, disproportionally affecting vulnerable and marginalized people, especially women and children, populations affected by conflict and migrants.
Under the EBRD/FAO cooperation, the project “Montenegro: Promoting sustainable agrifood value chains through linkages with tourism” has been designed to enhance food producers’ market connection with tourism and HORECA markets, building  lessons learned from other EBRD-FAO projects related to promotion of sustainable value chains. The project is being implemented in...
The Ministry of Tourism and Environment of Albania, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the United Nations Environment Programme will jointly organize a high-level sub-regional conference that will bring together Ministers and other high-level representatives from Western Balkan countries, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the...