FAO Representation in Georgia promotes the stakeholder collaboration
FAO-Georgia was a Co-organizer and a key presenter of the 19th DWVG Forum on Georgian Agriculture: Developments and perspectives hosted by the German House in Tbilisi.
20 February 2013
The United Nations and the Government of the Republic of Moldova launched the programme of cooperation for 2013-2017
Mr. Tony Alonzi, FAO Representative for Moldova and Deputy Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia, was present at the Signing Ceremony
20 Dcember 2012, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
A technical gap in the cropping system can lead to the invasion of fall web-worm (Hyphantria cunea) – FAO supports Georgian Government to develop integrated pest management program
The outcome of the project is a Integrated pest management program with a recommended National action plan, that serve as a tool for policy development of the Government of Georgia and technical implementation by the National Food Agency.
"School feeding systems in APEC economies" Workshop - 28 - 29 June 2012, Moscow, Russia
The workshop hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and coordinated by the Social and Industrial Food Service Institute, laid the groundwork for strengthening and deepening of regional economic cooperation and strengthening the capacity of APEC economies in the framework of the development of its members.
Linking collaborative agricultural research and development in Central Asia and the Caucasus discussed at FAO Regional Office in Budapest
Dr Dyno Keatinge, Director-General of the World Vegetable Centre and Chair of a consortium of international agricultural research centers operating in Central Asia and the Caucasus under the aegis of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), and Dr Jozef Turok, ICARDA Regional Coordinator, visited FAO REU. (13 July 2012)
FAO and the Transformation of Tajikistan
There have been significant changes both in the role of FAO in Tajikistan and in the government’s attitude to agricultural reform. FAO has evolved since 2009 from an obscure provider of emergency support to a leading player in the process of agricultural reform.
FAO has finished pilot innovative irrigation projects in Jalal-Abad oblast, Kyrgyzstan
25 local farmers were trained as facilitators and learned the basic principles of participatory approaches for the training of other farmers. The training of Farmer Field School trainers on CROPWAT and MASCOTTE are a key factor to ensure the sustainability of the project results.
Official Closure of the Activities of the project “Capacity Building in Rural Development for IDPs and Refugees in the New Settlements of Agdam District” (GCP/AZE/003/SWI)
As a result, the project has supported directly and indirectly, approximately 57% of the families living in the target area.
17 May 2012, Guzanli District (Agdam Region, Azerbaijan.
Republic of Azerbaijan and FAO signed National Medium-Term Priority Framework (2010–2012)
This document indicates the broad commitment of FAO to assist the Government in its efforts to achieve national development objectives as described in the main National State Programs and Strategies.
20 April 2012, Baku, Azerbaijan.
European and Central Asian countries reaffirm commitment to ending hunger
European and Central Asian countries reaffirm commitment to ending hunger 20-04-2012 President of Azerbaijan calls hunger one of the “greatest curses of the 21st century”
20 April 2012, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Estonia becomes first-time FAO donor
Funding for development assistance to countries from Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus.
19 April 2012, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Sustainable development goals hinge on hunger battle
"We cannot call development sustainable if we are leaving almost one in every seven people behind, victims of undernourishment," the FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at the Organization's biennial regional conference for Europe.
19 April 2012, Baku, Azerbaijan.
A new deal to rid Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia of obsolete pesticides
Twelve countries in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia will start working with the European Union (EU) and FAO to manage their vast stocks of obsolete pesticides in a partnership that was launched at FAO's headquarters in Rome.
12 April 2012, Rome
Animal identification and registration system in Ukraine
As a result of the project activities, specialists in veterinary medicine from the Kyiv, Donetsk and Volyn regions have started active work with the Registry. Also, control on animal movements has been significantly increased and prerequisites for a livestock product traceability system have been created.
VERCON: ICT Strengthening Agricultural Research and Extension in Armenia
In Armenia, the joint efforts of the Government and FAO have resulted in the establishment of AGRO.AM Network – a nationwide platform for communication and exchange of information and data betweenleading national agricultural research and extension institutions and professionals.
FAO's 2010-2011 Edouard Saouma Award - first time in our region
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s State Veterinary Office is one of the winners of FAO’s 2010-2011 Edouard Saouma Award for its outstanding contribution to the implementation of the Technical Cooperation Project for Strengthening Capacity on Aquaculture Health Management. (TCP/BiH/3101 (A))
See also FAO FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE TECHNICAL PAPER No. 524 - Strengthening aquaculture health management in Bosnia and Herzegovina
First prize for the best practice in rural development initiative in Banat supported through STRD UN Joint Programme project
FAO, as implementing agency, played important role in this success, in cooperation with UNWTO, UNDP, UNEP and UNICEF, as well as with the Government of the Republic of Serbia.
FAO high level delegation exploring stregthening support to Montenegro
FAO Deputy Director-General, He Changchui, and the FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia, Fernanda Guerrieri, paid a visit to Montenegro 25 - 26 May 2011.
Cuisine for development in rural Serbia
FAO as a lead agency implements the project titled: “Sustainable Tourism for Rural Development" (UNJP/FRY/005/SPA) together with UNDP, UNEP, UNICEF and UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Serbia.
New income generating opportunities for internally displaced people in Azerbaijan
FAO is helping to improve the lives of displaced people by training “lead farmers” and introducing modern agricultural practices. Forty-five farmer field schools have also been established and have trained 925 participants in modern agricultural practices.
Participatory development for farmers in Kosovo and Montenegro
FAO is helping to set-up Young Farmers’ Clubs, where young people decide which activities they want to organize and what training needs they have. Twenty-four young farmers’ clubs have been established in Kosovo and Montenegro.
A fish restocking project in Bosanska Krupa, north western Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosanska Krupa is a town with about 25 000 inhabitants situated in north western Bosnia and Herzegovina. The rivers Una and Krusnica run through the town and there are several smaller streams running into these rivers.
Support for Abattoir Development in Armenia
The project goal is to provide safe meat and meat products and it focuses on small and medium sized enterprises that have the skills and equipment needed to produce, store and market meat products.
Assistance to brucellosis control in Armenia
As a result of the training and technical discussions, Armenian authorities and academics have a better understanding of brucellosis prevention mechanisms and issues.
Young Farmer's Clubs - change in youths' lives
Development Assistance to Farmers in Remote Areas of Montenegro and Kosovo (GCP/RER/019/LUX phase ii) project.
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