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Every two years, countries of Europe and Central Asia – a vast and diverse region of more than 50 countries – come together to set the agenda for issues related to food and agriculture. With the approval of José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General, it has become official that the...
24.06.2019
A half-day discussion on sustainable soil land management, organized by the FAO office in Turkey, took place today at the “Successful Transformation toward Land Degradation Neutrality: Future Perspective” International Soil Congress held 17–19 June in Ankara. Speakers at the session included high-level representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of...
18.06.2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina is working with the World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to further modernize its real property registration and cadastre systems – a move designed to stimulate economic growth and sustainable development. With such a system in place, the country’s two entities...
17.06.2019
With two FAO workshops this week in Bishkek, countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus are advancing towards improvements in their fisheries and aquaculture sectors. One workshop was aimed at disseminating knowledge on restocking- and culture-based fisheries under the auspices of the Central Asian and Caucasus Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission...
13.06.2019
FAO project will provide technical assistance to Moldovan authorities for conducting the first National Forest Inventory Forests are important strategic natural and renewable resources for Republic of Moldova, with the potential to positively contribute to the national economic development and the welfare of its citizens. As a result of changes in...
11.06.2019
Today, United Nations World Food Safety Day calls attention to everyone’s right to safe, nutritious and sufficient food
07.06.2019
Experts in agricultural trade from 12 post-Soviet countries gather alongside state representatives beginning today in Chisinau for the fifth annual meeting of the Agricultural Trade Expert Network in Europe and Central Asia, or ATEN in short. Over the two-day meeting, participants will exchange information about agricultural trade policy developments in their...
05.06.2019
The civil war in Syria is now in its ninth year, and in that time the number of refugees hosted by Turkey has surpassed 3.6 million.Most of the Syrian refugees are able to live in host communities with support from families or friends. But given high living costs and refugees’...
31.05.2019
Investments designed to benefit livelihoods and the environment and cater to the needs of communities are critical to ending hunger, achieving food security and improving nutrition while at the same time promoting sustainable agriculture. This was the key message delivered by an FAO panel moderated by Raimund Jehle, FAO Regional...
30.05.2019
The global consumption crisis was one of many pressing issues on the agenda of the Eurasian Media Forum "The World Today: Transforming Reality?" which took place 22–24 May 2019 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It was the sixteenth such forum held in Kazakhstan. More than 700 delegates – among them representatives of world-known...
29.05.2019
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