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37/5 Meeting of the ECA Executive Committee
Budapest, Hungary 17 May 2019 - 17 May 2019
Documents    Meeting minutes Agenda Provisional Annotated Agenda of the 41st Session of the ECA Provisional Timetable of the 41st Session of the ECA DRAFT Progress Report on Main Recommendations of 40th Session of the Europe Commission on Agriculture (40th ECA) Workplan and meeting schedule of the Executive Committee  
Informal Consultation for Europe and Central Asia
Budapest, Hungary 16 May 2019 - 17 May 2019
Given the limited presence of FAO at country level in the Europe and Central Asia region, informal consultations are a means by which the Regional Office and member countries can interact between sessions of the European Regional Conference. Used successfully since 2010, informal consultations have been well received by both...
Agriculture in International Trade Agreements
online training 13 May 2019 - 07 June 2019
FAO and UNITAR will conduct online course “Agriculture in International Trade Agreements” as part of FAO’s Regional Initiative for Improving Agrifood Trade and Market Integration in Europe and Central Asia. The course seeks to support policy makers in developing strategies for the development of agriculture in order to achieve food...
In Azerbaijan, women account for more than 20% of the official employment statistics in agriculture, forestry and fisheries. But they face a number of challenges such as gender pay gap; informality of jobs; triple work burden and poor access to social services, to mention a few. Women's access to productive...
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...