Workshop on “Food crisis: education and training of rural people at stake”
FAO headquarters, Rome, Italy – 4 and 5 June 2009
The Education for Rural People (ERP) initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organises a workshop which will be held at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, from 4 to 5 June 2009.
The workshop aims at fostering the partnership between and within countries and agencies that are necessary to strengthen education and training of rural people, sharing successful policies and practices as well as challenges and coming to a joint understanding of key actions to which the diverse stakeholders can contribute.
The workshop gathers national and international policy-makers, managers and experts responsible for education and training for rural people as well as civil society organizations. Other invitees will be from the main strategic partners operating in Africa. They will include representatives from relevant international organizations, the donor community, civil society, the media and researchers.
Advocate and mobilize partnerships for ERP by concentrating on strategic global, regional and international events, and encouraging the same within countries. Support the exchange of good practices and knowledge on Education for rural people.