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Joint project with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to develop Geographical Indication labels aims to increase market competitiveness. Read the news article on FAO siteSee the project page on EastAgri siteWatch the video on YouTube
10.10.2013
Mr José Graziano de Silva, FAO Director-General held bilateral consultations with H.E. Mr Sándor Fazekas, Minister of Rural Development of Hungary. The Director-General highlighted the importance of the strategic dimension of the FAO-Hungary partnership. Through its development Hungary has become a donor to FAO. The bilateral meeting was followed by the...
08.10.2013
The Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU) of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is organizing a workshop on “Regional awareness raising on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Eastern Europe”. FAO’s leading scientific partner is the Department of Plant Protection of the Szent István...
03.09.2013
  At the National Forum on Agricultural Extension from 28-29 August 2013, which was organized within the framework of the Kazakh Extension Component of the Agrarian Structures Initiative, participants agreed to deliver three types of pilot project; namely a youth program, an aggregate wheat model training and aneeds assessment training, to demonstrate the three key aspects of a modern...
30.08.2013
Hungary’s call to reduce food losses and waste has been broadly supported by the Member States of the European Union. At the European Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting 14 countries immediately joined the initiative proposed by Sándor Fazekas Minister for Rural Development, and they confirmed their support for the Hungarian...
25.07.2013
As the FAO’s project "Development Assistance to Farmers in Remote Areas of Montenegro" enters its final phase, its success has been noticed throughout South-Eastern Europe. A multinational delegation visited Montenegro to explore the possibility of replicating the concept in their respective countries. A five-day workshop and study trip was organised by the...
24.05.2013
In preparation for the 29th European Regional Conference and the 38th Session of the European Commission on Agriculture 2014 in Bucharest, Romania, an Informal Consultation Meeting  will be organized by the Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia. Based on the successful Informal consultations held in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in...
23.05.2013
“Food Security and Nutrition and Rural Development” The major challenge faced by Azerbaijan is to diversify its so far oil-base economy and use the available resources to develop other sectors, including agriculture that accounts for a major part of employment and increasing share of exports. While the Government is already supporting...
30.04.2013
Ukraine has become the 5th country to sign a Government Cooperative Programme (GCP) agreement with FAO under the EC funded Regional project Improving capacities to eliminate and prevent recurrence of obsolete pesticides as a model for tackling unused hazardous chemicals in the former Soviet Union. The agreement has been signed...
23.04.2013
Fruit production has previously been the most profitable element of the cropping pattern in Armenia. Therange in altitude of the country and variety of soil-climatic conditions have created conditions for theproduction of apricot, peach, plum, cherry, apple, pear, quince, walnut, peanut, fig and pomegranate. Ofthe total orchard areas of 34,780...
08.04.2013