FAO in North America


From June 6th, 2015 to June 13th, 2015

FAO Conference 2015 - 39th Session - Rome

Rome, Italy

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From May 31st, 2015 to June 2nd, 2015

AIARD’s 51st Annual Conference

Ajay Markanday, Director, and Barbara Ekwall, Senior Liaison Officer, of FAO's Liaison Office for North America will participate in AIARD’s 51st Annual Conference which takes place May 31-June 2, 2015. Barbara will deliver a flash presentation entitled “Climate Smart Agriculture: Easy”, and our...

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From April 29th, 2015 to April 29th, 2015

Roundtable Discussion with FAO's Chief Veterinary Officer

Roundtable Discussion with FAO's Chief Veterinary Officer

On the future impact of projected growth in global demand for livestock and livestock products on animal health, pandemic disease, and food and nutrition security

Topics include...

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From March 26th, 2015 to March 26th, 2015

Roundtable Discussion: Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT)

Following the endorsement of the VGGT by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) on 11 May 2012, FAO has worked closely with partners to establish a program to support their application at global, regional and country...

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From March 12th, 2015 to March 13th, 2015

DuPont Advisory Committee on Agriculture Innovation and Productivity

Barbara Ekwall, Senior Liaison Officer, will participate as a panelist in the upcoming meeting of the Dupont Advisory Committee on Agriculture and Productivity and will make a presentation titled “Building Sustainable Urban Food Systems – FAO partnerships and experiences” which...

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From February 20th, 2015 to February 22nd, 2015

Universities Fighting World Hunger 10th Annual Summit

Pushing Towards the Next Decade

Ending hunger in our lifetimes

The 10th Annual Summit of "Universities Fighting World Hunger" will be held in Guelph, Ontario, Canada on 20-22nd February 2015. 

Now is the time to review our successes and challenges and to look...

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From January 30th, 2015 to January 30th, 2015

Policy Dialogue: “Accelerating Progress to Overcome Malnutrition”

On the occasion of the visit to Washington, DC by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Assistant Director-General and Coordinator for Economic and Social Development at FAO, FAO and IFPRI are organizing a policy dialogue on January 30, 2015, 12:15pm to 1:45pm, at...

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From January 21st, 2015 to January 22nd, 2015

Food Tank Summit

Barbara Ekwall, Senior Liaison Officer, FAO-Washington, DC will speak at the 1st Annual Food Tank Summit at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. 

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From December 9th, 2014 to December 9th, 2014

Presidents United to Solve Hunger: Hunger Forum and Public Signing Ceremony

University presidents around the world are signing the Presidents' Commitment to Food and Nutrition Security which drives new focus on research, programs and opportunities for students in the areas of food and nutrition security.  The first step in...

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From December 8th, 2014 to December 9th, 2014

The Last Food Mile Conference

Barbara Ekwall, Senior Liaison Officer, FAO-Washington will speak on the topic of food loss and waste at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphis, PA.

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