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28/05/2020
Contract farming outreach continues! Three legal briefs on Contract Farming that were drafted by LEGN, in collaboration with ESA, have been translated into Portuguese and recently published. The first is targeted to farmers: Contratos de produção agrícola e a lei:...
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27/05/2020
As part of FAO’s response to support countries in their efforts against COVID-19, and following its earlier COVID-19 policy brief Legal considerations in the context of responses to COVID-19 to mitigate the risk of food insecurity, the Development Law Service has...
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29/04/2020
LEGN’s capacity development activities continued in January and February 2020 with two missions to Sierra Leone for training on PSMA implementation.  In collaboration with the Fishing Operation and Technology Branch (FIAO), LEGN initially reviewed existing legislation on monitoring and compliance...
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28/04/2020
Date: 28-29 April 2020 A virtual mock training on the Practical Guide on Legislating for an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) was held as part of the collaboration between the Development Law Service (LEGN) of FAO’s Legal Office, the Marine and...
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23/04/2020
LEGN is collaborating with the Food Safety and Quality Unit and the Fisheries Division in FAO, as well as the Resnick Centre for Food Law and Policy,  University of California (UCLA) School of Law, in the development of a Legal...
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