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Egypt is producing nowadays approximately 1,5 million Tonnes of fish and fishery products. Fish loss and waste is a very important issue in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. Large amounts of production are lost for inadequate handling, preservation, processing, storage and distribution. Poor technical capacity on fish hygiene, environment sanitation...
This two-day technical meeting involving various ministries aims to promote social protection as a tool for rural poverty reduction and resilience in the NENA Region. Its objective is also to identify relevant and realistic ways to bring about policy, regulatory, programmatic and/or institutional change at national and regional levels. As a result...
The workshop is organised in cooperation between The Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Western Region (CLCPRO) and the Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC) Reference is made to the current pesticides stock system in many countries in the central region and western region...
Dubai will host the biggest international conference of 2016 on quinoa “Quinoa for Future Food and Nutrition Security in Marginal Environments”. Over 200 prominent scientists, policy-makers, leaders, experts and professionals representing more than 46 countries will come together to discuss and analyze various aspects (including social, ecological, and economic) related...
Venue: WorldFish Research Center, Abbassa, Arab Republic of Egypt Background: Responding to emergencies and disasters, whether natural or human-induced, has become an increasingly important part of the mandate of international organizations over the past decades. This trend is likely to continue into the future, particularly as the impacts of climate change,...