Bureau régional de la FAO pour le Proche-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord

Virtual Regional Consultative Technical Meeting (RCTM)














Event days:

Day1 (1st July 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT):

Day 2 (2nd  July 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT):

Day 3 (15th  July2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT):

Day 4 (23rd  July 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT):


The FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa is organizing a virtual Regional Consultative Technical Meeting, which is being convened in anticipation of the Thirty-fifth session of the FAO Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC), to discuss the COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Agriculture and Food Security in the Near East and North Africa Region and define the manner in which member states, together with FAO and concerned partner institutions, can collectively contribute towards mitigating the pandemic’s impact on the countries of the region.

Participants include senior and high-level technical officers from the Ministries concerned of each Member Nation adhering to NERC, as well as their respective Permanent Representatives to FAO, experts from the region and from development and financial institutions, representatives of the private sector and other key stakeholders. The meeting is also supported and attended by FAO experts and Representatives in the countries of the region.

Thematic Discussions

The meeting will be structured around three themes that have been identified as major issues for concern for the countries of the region:

  • Managing trade as a key element of the region’s food security strategies
  • Protecting and enhancing agriculture and local value chains
  • Building Resilience to Multiple Shocks – Addressing COVID-19 in Fragile Contexts


Will be provided in English, French and Arabic.


For more information, please contact: [email protected]