Jun 2012

Second FAO/World Bank Expert meeting on “Investing in agriculture and natural resources management in the context of climate change in East Asia and the Pacific”, 14-16 May 2012

From 14 to 16 May 2012, the second FAO/World Bank Expert meeting on “Investing in agriculture and natural resources management in the context of climate change in East Asia and the Pacific” took place in Bangkok. The meeting, which was a follow up to the first one held in Rome in [...]

Apr 2012

Ukrainian Working Group visits FAO and Naples to discuss grain market

As a part of the FAO/EBRD Project on Reinforcing the Public-Private Dialogue in the Ukrainian Grain Sector, a visit of a Working Group of the Ukrainian grain market was organized from 19 to 22 March 2012 in Rome and Naples, Italy to learn more about grain market analysis, the new [...]

Apr 2012

Geographical Indications in Macedonian Wine Sector, Skopje, 13-14 March 2012

FAO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have been working with Macedonia to develop its wine sector through capacity development activities. The Macedonian Ministry of Agriculture, the Wines of Macedonia Institute, and several wine producers are studying the financial and marketing benefits of a Geographical Indication (GI) [...]

Mar 2012

Study Tour for Croatian Mandarin Producers in Southern Italy, 5-9 March 2012

Mandarin producers from the Neretva Valley of Croatia attended a study tour to visit citrus producers in Southern Italy to learn about the financial and marketing benefits of geographical indications (GIs). The tour was from 5 to 9 March 2012 and was sponsored by the European Bank for Reconstruction and [...]

Dec 2011

Study tour on the geographical indication system in the EU for Macedonian wine producers, 4-10 December 2011

 The study tour was organized from 4 to 10 December 2011 in Côtes du Rhône, France, in the context of an FAO/EBRD project supporting the development of Macedonia’s wine sector. The purpose of the tour was to get a group of selected Macedonian wineries acquainted with GI systems in the [...]

Nov 2011

Trends in Ukraine’s dairy market, presentation by the FAO Investment Centre at the 4th National Dairy Business Conference

On 24-25 November 2011, the key findings of a study outlining trends in the Ukrainian dairy market study were presented in Kiev at the fourth National Dairy Business conference. The study was prepared by FAO’s Investment Centre Division in the context of a project under the FAO/EBRD cooperation aiming at [...]

Nov 2011

Croatian Kulen producers exploring the benefits of Geographical Indications

Producers of the typical kulen sausage – from Croatia’s Baranya region - visited Italy to see how sausage producers can use geographical indications to boost sales. The tour took place in Parma from 19 to 22 September 2011 and was sponsored by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) [...]

Oct 2011

Promoting agricultural trade linkages between Latin America and China

 In late September 2011, the Latin America Agriculture Department of the World Bank and FAO’s Investment Centre jointly organized a Workshop on Agricultural Trade Linkages between Latin America and China, which was held in Rome at FAO headquarters. The workshop provided a forum for exchanging knowledge and recent case studies on [...]

Sep 2011

EBRD and FAO encourage agribusiness investments in the Kyrgyz Republic

Investors explore untapped potential for further agricultural growthAgribusiness community leaders representing a wide range of public and private sector enterprises and donor agencies met in the Kyrgyz Republic’s capital, Bishkek, on 28 and 29 September 2011. The purpose of the meeting was to share insights on how to develop the country’s [...]

Jul 2011

Food Prices and Food Security in the East Asia and Pacific Region

World Bank and FAO meeting On 18 May, following the workshop on “Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture in East Asia and the Pacific: Issues & Options”, a supplementary meeting was held between FAO technical staff and World Bank officers from the East Asia and Pacific Agriculture and Rural Development Sector. The meeting aimed [...]

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