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FAO Rice Conference

RICE IN GLOBAL MARKETS
AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
12-13 February 2004
Rome, Italy

As part of facilitating IYR implementation, FAO convened a two-day Rice Conference at its Headquarters in Rome, 12-13 February 2004. The FAO Conference brought together leading experts from around the world to present their perspectives on latest trends and industry developments. The aim of the Conference was to mobilize the international community to confront the most pressing issues confronting the global rice sector, from local farming practices to international trade.


DOCUMENTS
The views expressed in these documents are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

1. Rice in global markets

2. Sustainable rice-based production systems: Challenges and opportunities


Enquiries
All enquiries concerning the Conference may be addressed to:
Ms Rita Ashton
Commodities and Trade Division
UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00100 Rome, Italy
Telephone: +39-06-57052057
Fax: +39-06-57054495
Email: Rita.Ashton@fao.org