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In the epoch of dynamic globalization processes, food and economic crises and global environmental challenges a rapid increase of the poverty level is observed. About 30 percent of the population in Europe and Central Asia - about 145 million - are considered either poor or vulnerable but this now expected...
Institutional needs for sustainable Non-Wood Forest Product sector in South-East Europe
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hezegovina 10 February 2010 - 12 February 2010
Some 80 percent of the population of the developing world uses Non-Wood Forest Product (NWFP) for health and nutritional needs. At a local level, NWFP also provide raw materials for large scale industrial processing and some NWFP are also important export commodities. At present, at least 150 NWFP are significant...
FAO events during the International Green Week 2010
Berlin, Germany 15 January 2010 - 16 January 2010
"Agriculture and Climate Change - New Concept Proposals from Policymakers and Industry" Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) Berlin 2010, 14-16 January 2010FAO's Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia took part in the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) Berlin 2010. The overal topic was "Agriculture and Climate Change...
Certification, traceability and market demands
Poti, Georgia 09 December 2009 - 09 December 2009
The workshop provided an overview of the existing types of certification schemes (BRC, IFS, ISO 9000, ISO 22000, MSC) within fishery and aquaculture sectors, and provided information on specific market demands in order to be able to export to the EU. EUROFISH organised the workshop in cooperation with the Georgian...
Roundtable meeting on programme for the 2010 round of censuses of agriculture
Budapest, Hungary 23 November 2009 - 27 November 2009
BACKGROUND The meeting is part of a series of meetings planned to present the World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2010 to the FAO member countries in different regions.PURPOSEThe meeting aims to disseminate among the selected member countries of FAO from Central Asia and Europe region the new World Programme...