News and events

Mission to Lisbon, Portugal, 20 to 21 January 2011
07 Feb 2011 SummaryThe Forum was organized in collaboration with the Portuguese Industrial Association - International Fair of Lisbon (AIP-FIL). It served as a platform to debate the current agricultural trends mainly for Africa, bringing together representativ [...]
Mission to Nairobi, Kenya from 25 till 30 October 2010
31 Jan 2011 Mission objectivesThe purposes of the mission were to: (i) support the finalization of the studies and presentations on different policy options for four value chains, with a focus on the assessment of their socio-economic impacts; (ii) attend the fi [...]
Mission to Madrid, Spain, from 15 to 16 December 2010
05 Jan 2011 The Spanish Government has approved Euro 3 million (US$ 4 016 064) project proposal that would enable FAO to provide effective support in support to the implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) in West [...]
Mission to Cancun, Mexico, from 29 November to 6 December 2010
29 Dec 2010 The TCS Participation to Mexico Cancun COP16 Conference, in December 2011 allowed inter alia to present the EX-ACT tool during Agriculture and Rural Development Day 2010, which was a wide assembly of around 600 people / experts working in these areas [...]
Mission to Ethiopia from 10 to 15 October 2010, Ethiopia
25 Nov 2010 The Forum took place in the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) of UNECA in Addis Ababa, from 11 to 15 October 2010, with around 450 participants. The expert participated in a set of selected events: The ECA/InWENT experts meeting on climate c [...]
Mission to Tunis, Tunisia from 22 to 23 September 2010
13 Oct 2010 FAO presentation on the EX-ACT software for carbon balance analysis of investment projects, the discussion turned on how to deal with both AfDB projects and training. AfDB finally suggested the following activities: Training of AfDB staff in 2x2 s [...]
TCP/SYR/3202-Mission to Damascus, Syria: 28 September - 5 October 2010
13 Oct 2010 The purpose of the mission was to work together with local partners for launching the household level survey that will provide the primary information for the socioeconomic assessment of the Programme area.
GCP/GLO/291/SPA: Mission to Brussels: 20-21 September 2010
01 Oct 2010 Mission objectives: Joint Policy Assistance Support Service and Economic and Social Development Department mission to explore possibilities to expand Food and Agriculture Policy Decisions Analysis (FAPDA) activities to the four countries (Armeni [...]
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