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Regional Agro-Industries Forum for the Middle East and North African Region
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 04 Apr 2011 To: 07 Apr 2011
Participating Countries Alegria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Emiraties, Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, UNIDO and IFAD
Responsible Officers E. Yahia

Workshop on Knowledge Exchange Management System for Strengthening Rural Development (Near East VERCON Network)
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 27 Dec 2010 To: 30 Dec 2010
Participating Countries Egypt, Jordon, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Sudan, Syria, Tunis, Yemen
Language English -Arabic
Cooperating Organizations AARINENA, FAO, IFAD
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Consultation Meeting on Establishment of Near East Plant Protection Network
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 21 Dec 2010 To: 23 Dec 2010
Participating Countries Algeria, Egypt, Jordon, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunis, UAE, Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations - FAO , IFAD, NEPPO, ASPP, World Bank, EPPO, AOAD, ICARDA, ACASD, AARINENA, IAEA, WTO-SPS, ICIPE
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Tenth International Conference on Development of Drylands
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 12 Dec 2010 To: 15 Dec 2010
Participating Countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations IDDC, AARINENA, ALRC, CAS, DRI, ICARDA, UNU, WMO
Responsible Officers

Thirtieth Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC)
Location
Khartoum, Sudan From: 04 Dec 2010 To: 08 Dec 2010
Participating Countries
Language English - Arabic - French
Cooperating Organizations
Responsible Officers N. Elamin

Sixth Session of Agriculture and Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East (ALAWUC)
Location
Khartoum, Sudan From: 30 Nov 2010 To: 02 Dec 2010
Participating Countries
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations
Responsible Officers M. Bazza

RNE Regional Consultation Meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 04 Oct 2010 To: 08 Oct 2010
Participating Countries FAO Sub-regional Coordinators, FAO Country Representatives in the Near East region, FAO Technical Staff and invited experts
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Regional Organizations, UN Organizations, Donor Agencies and Regional and International Financial Institutions
Responsible Officers S. AlOtaibi

The Regional Office for the Near East of the Food and Agriculture Organization participate in celebrations of "World Environment Day" and "International Day for Biological Diversity".
Location
Alexandria, Egypt From: 27 May 2010 To: 27 May 2010
Participating Countries Egypt
Language Arabic -English
Cooperating Organizations United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), World Bank Information Center - Library of Alexandria.
Responsible Officers

The Regional Office for the Near East of the Food and Agriculture Organization Organizes a Media Workshop for its staff
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 17 May 2010 To: 17 May 2010
Participating Countries
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Office for the Near East
Responsible Officers S. Al-Otaibi

A Regional Meeting to Promote Cooperation in Fisheries Management between Iran, Iraq and Kuwait in Italy
Location
Rome, Italy From: 13 May 2010 To: 13 May 2010
Participating Countries Iran, Iraq and Kuwait
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

The Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) will hold the special meeting on RECOFI Consolidation and Development in Italy
Location
Rome, Italy From: 11 May 2010 To: 12 May 2010
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

A Regional Training Of Trainers Training Course on Desert Locust Operations in Iran
Location
Ramsar, Iran From: 07 May 2010 To: 14 May 2010
Participating Countries Ethiopia, Eritrea, Syria, Lebanon, Oman, Yemen, Pakistan, India, Iran and Afghanistan
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Commissions for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region and South-West Asia
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

Regional Training Workshop on Silage Production and Processing Technologies in the Near East Region in Morocco
Location
Rabat , Morocco From: 26 Apr 2010 To: 30 Apr 2010
Participating Countries Morocco
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Office for the Near East
Responsible Officers M. Bengoumi

FAO Organizes Three Training of Trainers Workshops on "Building National Capacities in Agricultural Information Network in Support of Agricultural and Rural Development” in Jordan
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 25 Apr 2010 To: 06 May 2010
Participating Countries Jordan
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Office for the Near East , Jordan Agricultural Information Centre (JAIC)
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Meeting of the Regional Project “Scientific and Institutional Cooperation to Support Responsible Fisheries in the Eastern Mediterranean (EastMed)" in Greece
Location
Athens, Greece From: 19 Apr 2010 To: 20 Apr 2010
Participating Countries Eastern Mediterranean countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

Third Inter-Regional Workshop on RAMSES and eLocust2
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 18 Apr 2010 To: 19 Apr 2010
Participating Countries Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Yemen, India, Iran and Pakistan, Libya and Algeria
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC), Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in South West Asia (SWAC)
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

RNE Regional Management Meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 17 Dec 2009 To: 19 Dec 2009
Participating Countries RNE Technical Officers and FAO Representatives in Near East Region
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO/HQ, FAO/RNE, FAO/SNO
Responsible Officers A. Oueld Ahmed

Workshop on the “Establishment of Pilot Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information Mapping System (FIVIMS)”
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 16 Dec 2009 To: 16 Dec 2009
Participating Countries Egypt
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Office for the Near East , Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (Food Security Information Center (FSIC)
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Training on the decentralized process of the Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP)
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 14 Dec 2009 To: 15 Dec 2009
Participating Countries RNE Technical Officers and FAO Representatives in Near East Region
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO/HQ, FAO/RNE, FAO/SNO
Responsible Officers A. Oueld Ahmed

RNE Regional Trainings on Performance Evaluation and Management System (PEMS )
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 13 Dec 2009 To: 13 Dec 2009
Participating Countries FAO Representatives in Near East Region
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO/HQ, FAO/RNE, FAO/SNO
Responsible Officers A. Oueld Ahmed

Expert Consultation Meeting on “Regional Agro-Industries Development”
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 06 Dec 2009 To: 07 Dec 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Algeria and Syria
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Office for the Near East
Responsible Officers P. Steele

A Regional Workshop on “Emerging Global Issues in Food and Agriculture: Implications for Agriculture and Food Security in the Near East”
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 22 Nov 2009 To: 23 Nov 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Algeria, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Near East and North Africa Regional Network for Agricultural Policies (NENARNAP) and the Institute of National Planning (INP)
Responsible Officers N. Elamin

A Regional Workshop on “Adapting to Climate Change: the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Near East
Location
Sharkia, Egypt From: 10 Nov 2009 To: 12 Nov 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Algeria, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Tunisia
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations WorldFish Center in Egypt
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) hold the Third meeting of the working group on fisheries management
Location
Doha, Qatar From: 20 Oct 2009 To: 22 Oct 2009
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

Follow-Up National Seminar on the Implementation of Rotterdam Convention
Location
Abu Dhabi , Emirates From: 18 Oct 2009 To: 19 Oct 2009
Participating Countries United Arab Emirates
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Office for the Near East
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

A Contingency Planning Desert Locust Workshop
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 02 Aug 2009 To: 06 Aug 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Yemen, in addition to a representative from the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA).
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, FAO Commission and Locust Group
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) Organizes a Workshop on Fishery Stock Indicators and Stock Status Reporting
Location
Tehran, Iran From: 26 Jul 2009 To: 29 Jul 2009
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

A Regional Workshop to Review the International Draft Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 18 Jul 2009 To: 22 Jul 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, International Plant Protection Convention
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

A Consultation Meeting on “Irrigated Fodder Crops in the Near East Region – Forage Production, Conservation and Utilization for Sustainable Animal Production”
Location
Rabat, Morocco From: 15 Jun 2009 To: 19 Jun 2009
Participating Countries Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria and Tunisia
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, Institut Agronomique et Veterinaire Hassan II, Morocco
Responsible Officers M. Mirreh, M. Bengoumi, T. El-Hassani

A Regional Aerial Training Course on Desert Locust Operations
Location
Ethiopia , Ethiopia From: 08 Jun 2009 To: 11 Jun 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen and Syria
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA)
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

A Regional Meeting on “Wildlife Conservation and Protected Areas Management in the Near East Region” {Summary Report and Presentation Attachment }
Location
Damascus, Syria From: 25 May 2009 To: 28 May 2009
Participating Countries Algeria - Egypt - Iraq – Jordan - Kuwait - Mauritania - Saudi Arabia - Sudan – Syria - Tunisia and Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, Ministry of Agriculture of Syria, FAO/FOMC
Responsible Officers D. Kone

A Training Workshop on “Establishing Food-Based Dietary Guidelines for the Gulf Countries”
Location
Muscat, Oman From: 17 May 2009 To: 19 May 2009
Participating Countries Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE, Ministry of Health Oman
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Regional Training Workshop "Building National Capacities in Information and Knowledge in support of Agricultural Research for Development in Near East Region"
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 17 May 2009 To: 20 May 2009
Participating Countries Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, AARINENA, GFAR
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) will organize its Fifth Session in Dubai
Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates From: 12 May 2009 To: 14 May 2009
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

Workshop on “Modernization of Open Canal Irrigation Schemes Using the MASSCOTE Approach”
Location
Aleppo, Syria From: 18 Apr 2009 To: 28 Apr 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Jordan and Syria
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, CIHEAM and Syrian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Responsible Officers M. Bazza

4th Regional Steering Committee of the Global Frame-Transboundary Animal Disease
Location
Beirut, Lebanon From: 07 Apr 2009 To: 09 Apr 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Yemen, Oman, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Syria, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, World Animal Health Organization (OIE)
Responsible Officers M. Bengoumi

A Training Workshop on Agricultural Statistics
Location
Rabat, Morocco From: 06 Apr 2009 To: 10 Apr 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Yemen, Oman, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Syria, Qatar, Kuwait, Algeria, Djibouti, Libya, Mauritania, Tunisia, Palestine, Sudan and Bahrain
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, Moroccan Association of Agricultural Economics (AMAECO), Islamic Development Bank, the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development and the African Development Bank
Responsible Officers M. Barre

Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) will organize a workshop on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
Location
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman From: 30 Mar 2009 To: 02 Apr 2009
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

Regional Workshop on “Weed Risk Assessment”
Location
Al Bayda, Libya From: 22 Mar 2009 To: 25 Mar 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Algeria, Eritrea, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen.
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Libyan Agricultural Research Centre
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

Advanced Training Workshop on “Camel Health and Transboundary Animal Diseases”
Location
Tunisia, Tunisia From: 09 Mar 2009 To: 11 Mar 2009
Participating Countries Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Yemen, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, UAE and Tunisia
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations French International Research Center for Agricultural Development (CIRAD) - Montpellier France, ENV Sidi Thabet
Responsible Officers M. Bengoumi

Workshop on “Animal Identification, Traceability and Performance Recording”
Location
Aleppo, Syria From: 02 Mar 2009 To: 04 Mar 2009
Participating Countries Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Sudan, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA), FAO/RNE
Responsible Officers M. Bengoumi

Regional Symposium on Oil Trees for Energy Production and For Valorization of Marginal Land and Water Resources in the Near East
Location
Luxor, Egypt From: 10 Feb 2009 To: 13 Feb 2009
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Turkey, Mauritania, Morocco,Tunisia and Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Arab Federation for Youth and Environment, Agriculture Research Centre, National Research Centre, Desert Research Centre, SEKEM, American Embassy in Cairo, ENVENARO
Responsible Officers D. Kone

The Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) will hold a Regional Technical Workshop on Sustainable Marine Cage Aquaculture Development along with the fourth meeting of its Working Group on Aquaculture
Location
Muscat, Oman From: 25 Jan 2009 To: 28 Jan 2009
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

Near East Forestry Commission’s Steering Committee
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 02 Dec 2008 To: 04 Dec 2008
Participating Countries Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, Morocco and Tunisia
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE, NEFC
Responsible Officers D. Kone

Roundtable Meeting on 'Programme for the 2010 Round of Censuses of Agriculture'
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 16 Nov 2008 To: 20 Nov 2008
Participating Countries Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunis, U.A.E.
Language English/Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, FAO/HQ
Responsible Officers M. Barre, N. Keita, M. Sirvastava

The Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) hold the second meeting of the Working Group on Fisheries Management
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 27 Oct 2008 To: 30 Oct 2008
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

National Seminar on the Implementation of Rotterdam Convention in Lebanon
Location
Beirut, Lebanon From: 21 Oct 2008 To: 21 Oct 2008
Participating Countries 30 Lebanese officials representing different sectors related to the chemicals management and trade
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, Ministry of Agriculture in Lebanon
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

Regional Course on the Production and Use of Food Composition Data in Nutrition in Tehran
Location
Tehran , Iran From: 18 Oct 2008 To: 29 Oct 2008
Participating Countries Professionals from the Near East Region involved in nutritional database programs as analysts and/or compilers at universities or research institutes
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division in FAO, Rome and the National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

National Seminar on the Implementation of Rotterdam Convention in Sudan
Location
Khartom, Sudan From: 14 Oct 2008 To: 15 Oct 2008
Participating Countries 27 Sudanese officials representing different sectors related to the chemicals management and trade (pesticides and industrial chemicals).
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, Plant Protection Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Sudan
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

Workshop of the Near East National Correspondents to FAO’s Global Forest Resources Assessment Programme
Location
Alexandria, Egypt From: 13 Oct 2008 To: 16 Oct 2008
Participating Countries Officially Nominated National Correspondents from the Near East Region in their capacity as focal points for FRA 2010.
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE , University of Alexandria
Responsible Officers D. Kone

FAO Launches the Regional Agricultural Information Network in Syria
Location
Damascus, Syria From: 12 Oct 2008 To: 14 Oct 2008
Participating Countries Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations ACSAD, AOAD, Bioversity International, FAO/RNE, GFAR, ICARDA, ICBA, IFPRI
Responsible Officers M. Latif

11th General Conference of AARINENA
Location
Damascus, Syria From: 12 Oct 2008 To: 14 Oct 2008
Participating Countries Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations ACSAD, AOAD, Bioversity International, FAO/RNE, GFAR, ICARDA, ICBA, IFPRI
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Workshop on “The Use of Participatory Epidemiology to strengthen HPAI Surveillance Capacity”
Location
Ain El-Sokhna , Egypt From: 28 Aug 2008 To: 30 Aug 2008
Participating Countries Egypt
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, The General Organization of Veterinary Services of the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR)
Responsible Officers T. Ettel

Workshop on Biosecurity & Insurance for the Poultry Industry
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 30 Jul 2008 To: 30 Jul 2008
Participating Countries Egypt
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, The General Organization of Veterinary Services of the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR)
Responsible Officers T. Ettel

Experts Meeting to Finalize the Draft Voluntary Guidelines for Good Forestry Practices in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands of the Near East Region
Location
Tunisia , Tunisia From: 22 Jul 2008 To: 24 Jul 2008
Participating Countries Egypt , Algeria , Iraq, Mauritania , Morocco , Saudi Arabia ,Sudan ,Tunisia ,Turkey ,Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations The League of Arab States (LAS), The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), The Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD), The Arab Organization For Agricultural Development (AOAD), The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), FAO
Responsible Officers D. Kone

A Regional Consultation to Review the Draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs)
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 21 Jul 2008 To: 23 Jul 2008
Participating Countries Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Qatar, Sudan, Yemen and Saudi Arabia
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations International Plant Protection Convention, FAO
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

Workshop on “Strengthening Food and Agricultural Statistics in the Arab Countries”
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 20 Jul 2008 To: 24 Jul 2008
Participating Countries most of the Arab League member countries, FAO , FAO/RNE, AOAD
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations AITRS, FAO/RNE, AOAD
Responsible Officers M. Barre

Workshop for a project on Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping Systems (FIVMS)
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 13 Jul 2008 To: 13 Jul 2008
Participating Countries Egypt
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, Food Security Information Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (FSIC)
Responsible Officers M. Barre

A regional training workshop on the “Use of Geographic Information System in Fisheries Management”
Location
Tunisia, Tunisia From: 07 Jul 2008 To: 11 Jul 2008
Participating Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
Language French - Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations National Institute of Marine Sciences and Technologies (INSTM) of Tunisia , FAO
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

A training workshop on the implementation of Standard Number 15 (Wood packaging material in the international trade)
Location
Alexandria , Egypt From: 30 Jun 2008 To: 03 Jul 2008
Participating Countries Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Jordan and Oman
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations The Egyptian Central Administration for Plant Quarantine, FAO
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

National Seminar on the Implementation of Rotterdam Convention in Oman
Location
Muscat, Oman From: 23 Jun 2008 To: 23 Jun 2008
Participating Countries Oman
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations 30 Omani officials representing different sectors related to the chemicals management and trade
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

A Training Course on Methodologies for Fish Stock Assessment
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 22 Jun 2008 To: 26 Jun 2008
Participating Countries Egypt, Algeria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Libya, Malta, Morocco and Slovenia
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), FAO
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

A Regional Workshop on “Expansion in Biofuel and Soaring Food Prices: Implications for Agricultural and Food Policies in the Near East and North Africa”
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 02 Jun 2008 To: 04 Jun 2008
Participating Countries Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Sudan, Bahrain, Yemen and Iraq
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation - Egypt, FAO
Responsible Officers M. Saade

A Regional Expert Meeting on Controlling Qat Production in Yemen
Location
Sanaa, Yemen From: 14 May 2008 To: 14 May 2008
Participating Countries Yemen
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations FAO - other UN Agencies - Yemeni Ministries for Agriculture, Planning and Trade, farmers’ associations - NGOs.
Responsible Officers N. Elamin

International Experts Consultation Meeting on Spate Irrigation
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 07 Apr 2008 To: 10 Apr 2008
Participating Countries 25 specialists from around the world
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO
Responsible Officers M. Bazza

RECOFI’s Technical Workshop on Aquatic Animal Health
Location
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia From: 06 Apr 2008 To: 10 Apr 2008
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO , FAO/RNE ,Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) , Jeddah Fish Farming Centre
Responsible Officers P. Mannini

Regional Workshop for Strengthening National Information Communication Management Focal Units in Near East Region
Location
Muscat, Oman From: 08 Jan 2008 To: 10 Jan 2008
Participating Countries Cyprus, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Language English
Cooperating Organizations AARINENA, FAO, GFAR, ICARDA
Responsible Officers M. Latif, S. Rudgard

Regional Agricultural Biotechnology Network Expert Consultation Meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 15 Dec 2007 To: 16 Dec 2007
Participating Countries Egypt, Cyprus, Iran, Lebanon, Libya , Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman , Saudi Arabia , Sudan , Tunisia, Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations AARINENA , ICARDA, FAO, GFAR, Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation-Egypt
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Expert Consultation on “Micronutrient Deficiencies: Can Agriculture Meet the Challenge”
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 11 Dec 2007 To: 13 Dec 2007
Participating Countries Near East Member Countries, concerned with “Plant, Nutrition Management and Human Nutrition and Health”
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations international and regional organizations , concerned with “Plant, Nutrition Management and Human Nutrition and Health”
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

A Regional Expert Meeting on Forest Health and Invasive Species in the Near East in Tunisia
Location
Hammamet, Tunisia From: 11 Dec 2007 To: 13 Dec 2007
Participating Countries Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
Language Arabic - French
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE
Responsible Officers D. Kone

A Regional Experts Consultation on Good Forestry Practices in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands
Location
Alexandria, Egypt From: 03 Dec 2007 To: 05 Dec 2007
Participating Countries Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations University of Alexandria, ACSAD, AOAD, OSS, CEN-SAD, LFCCS, UNCCD, UNEP, IUCN
Responsible Officers D. Kone

A Regional Expert Consultation on Range Monitoring in The Near East
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 26 Nov 2007 To: 28 Nov 2007
Participating Countries Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Mauritania, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations ACSAD, AOAD and OSS
Responsible Officers M. Mirreh, D. Kone

2nd Regional Expert Consultation on the Utilization of Agricultural Residues
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 29 Oct 2007 To: 01 Nov 2007
Participating Countries Egypt
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation of Egypt and the Desert Research Centre (DRC)
Responsible Officers D. Kone

National Experts Consultation on Egypt’s Forestry Policy at Kanater El-Khairyia
Location
Kanater El-Khairyia, Egypt From: 05 Sep 2007 To: 06 Sep 2007
Participating Countries Egypt
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Responsible Officers D. Kone

Workshop on Communication Planning for Practitioners
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 02 Sep 2007 To: 07 Sep 2007
Participating Countries Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria.
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations American University in Beirut
Responsible Officers M. Hani

Workshop on Wild Aromatic, Culinary and Medicinal Plants
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 02 Sep 2007 To: 04 Sep 2007
Participating Countries Egypt
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Responsible Officers D. Kone

Workshop to Review the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 22 Jul 2007 To: 26 Jul 2007
Participating Countries Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Emirates and Yemen
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations International Plant Protection Convention
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

Sub-Regional Training Course on Desert Locust Survey and Control Operations
Location
Damascus, Syria From: 07 Jul 2007 To: 17 Jul 2007
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Syria, United Arab Emirates
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

Second meeting of the Near East Forestry Commission (NEFC)
Location
Rabat, Morocco From: 03 Jul 2007 To: 05 Jul 2007
Participating Countries Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations High Commission on Water Affairs and Forestry, African Forestry Wildlife Commission
Responsible Officers D. Kone

Tripartite Review Meeting on the Achievements of the Integrated Pest Management Project in the Near East Region
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 27 Jun 2007 To: 28 Jun 2007
Participating Countries Egypt, Syria, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine, Donor country (Italy) and FAO
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations National Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Project
Responsible Officers M. Achouri

Training Workshop on Phytosanitary Information Exchange Capacity Building for the Near East Region
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 24 Jun 2007 To: 28 Jun 2007
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Morocco, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations Arab Society for Plant Protection
Responsible Officers T. El Azzabi

Regional Aerial Training Course on Desert Locust Operations
Location
Ethiopia, Ethiopia From: 04 Jun 2007 To: 08 Jun 2007
Participating Countries Egypt, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen and Syria
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations DLCO-EA
Responsible Officers M.Butrous

The organization of sub regional training workshop on" Agricultural Information Systems for Agricultural Research for Development “
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 27 May 2007 To: 30 May 2007
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Jordan, Libya, Sudan, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Yemen
Language Arabic, English
Cooperating Organizations AOAD, ICARDA, NARIC, AARINENA, CLAES, e-GFAR
Responsible Officers M. Latif

27th Arab Veterinary Medical Congress
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 13 May 2007 To: 16 May 2007
Participating Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, KSA, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Qatar, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen
Language Arabic, English
Cooperating Organizations Egyptian Veterinary Medical Association EVMA
Responsible Officers T. Ali

Expert Consultation on the Red Palm Weevil (RPW) in the Mediterranean Region
Location
Rome, Italy From: 02 May 2007 To: 05 May 2007
Participating Countries Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, UAE
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE and IAMB/Bari
Responsible Officers T. ElAzzabi

Regional training workshop on improving the quality and safety of fish and fish products
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 15 Apr 2007 To: 19 Apr 2007
Participating Countries All Near East Countries
Language Arabic, English, French
Cooperating Organizations World Fish Center
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Expert Consultation Meeting on Utilization of Agricultural Residues for Biofuel
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 09 Apr 2007 To: 11 Apr 2007
Participating Countries Brazil, China, Egypt, Iran, Libya, Malaysia, Morocco, Pakistan, S. Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey and USA
Language English
Cooperating Organizations AAAID, MoARL,and Ministry of Environment , Egypt
Responsible Officers M. El Tamzini

FAO/WHO Expert consultation on establishing regional food-based dietary guidelines
Location
Doha, Qatar From: 02 Apr 2007 To: 04 Apr 2007
Participating Countries Experts from different countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations WHO/EMRO
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Codex Coordinating Committee for the Near East
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 26 Feb 2007 To: 01 Mar 2007
Participating Countries All Near East Countrie
Language Arabic, English, French
Cooperating Organizations WHO/EMRO and The Jordanian Institute for Standards and Metrology
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Agricultural trade databases and analysis
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 18 Feb 2007 To: 20 Feb 2007
Participating Countries Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Responsible Officers N. Elamin

National Agricultural Research Knowledge and Information Network (NARKIN). Stakeholders Project Workshop Meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 31 Jan 2007 To: 31 Jan 2007
Participating Countries Egypt, National Counterparts and Stakeholders Institutions
Language Arabic, English
Cooperating Organizations Italian Development Cooperation, ARC of Egypt and MALR, Int'l Coop., Irrigation and Water Resources , MCIT, Industry and Trade, Fifteen Faculties of Agriculture, Association of Exporters of Agricultural Produce, Farmers Cooperative Union, Federation of NGOs for Development, Social Fund for Development, The World Bank (Cairo Office), IFAD (Cairo Office), African Development Bank (Cairo Office), EU, CIDA, SIDA, USAID, French Develop Cooperation, NORAD (Embassy of Norway), DANIDA (Embassy of Denmark), GTZ, Islamic Development Bank (Cairo Office), AOAD, ICARDA (Cairo Office), IFPRI (Cairo Office), AFSED (Kuwait).
Responsible Officers M. Latif

National training workshop on Codex Alimentarius
Location
Al Ain, UAE From: 03 Dec 2006 To: 05 Dec 2006
Participating Countries UAE
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations United Arab Emirates University
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Near East and North Africa Regional Network for Agricultural Policies (NENARNAP): Technical Workshop on "Sustainable Rural and Agricultural Development in the Near East and North Africa within the Context of the European Neighbourhood Policy and the Euro-Med Association Agreements”.
Location
Damascus, SYRIA From: 13 Nov 2006 To: 15 Nov 2006
Participating Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Syria
Responsible Officers D. Abdou, M. Saade

National training workshop on Codex Alimentarius and regional training workshop on risk analysis in food
Location
Aqaba/ Amman, JORDAN From: 11 Nov 2006 To: 14 Nov 2006
Participating Countries All countries of the Near East
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority/ Jordan Institution for Standards and Metrology
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

14th EMPRES/CR Liaison Officers Meeting
Location
Muscat , OMAN From: 11 Nov 2006 To: 14 Nov 2006
Participating Countries Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen
Language English
Cooperating Organizations CRC, Ministry of Agriculture, Oman.
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

Workshop on Good Agricultural Practices for dates
Location
Tripoli, LIBYA From: 06 Nov 2006 To: 08 Nov 2006
Participating Countries Most Near East date palm producing countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Date palm centre, Tripoli Libya and DPGN
Responsible Officers F. Taher

National training workshop on Codex Alimentarius
Location
Teheran, IRAN From: 30 Oct 2006 To: 01 Nov 2006
Participating Countries Iran
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Regional Workshop on Reform of National Extension Systems
Location
Hamamat, TUNISIA From: 18 Sep 2006 To: 21 Sep 2006
Participating Countries Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, KSA, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Pakistan, Mauritania, Morocco, Syria, Tunis, Turkey, Yemen
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO – HQ, RNES and SNEA
Responsible Officers M. Hani

Postharvest Training in Magreb Sub-Region
Location
Hamamat, TUNISIA From: 15 Sep 2006 To: 17 Sep 2006
Participating Countries Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE, FAOSNEA
Responsible Officers M. El Tamzini

ECM to Strengthen Linkages between Biotechnology and Postharvest
Location
Hamamat, TUNISIA From: 12 Sep 2006 To: 14 Sep 2006
Participating Countries Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, UK, USA
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE, FAOSNEA, ICARDA
Responsible Officers M. El Tamzini

Regional Workshop on the Role of Agriculture Education and Training in Sustainable Development for the Arab States
Location
Al-Salt, JORDAN From: 12 Sep 2006 To: 14 Sep 2006
Participating Countries Iraq, Jordan, KSA, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations UNESCO, FAO/RNES
Responsible Officers M. Hani

Improving the quality and safety of fresh fruits and vegetables
Location
Tunis, TUNISIA From: 11 Sep 2006 To: 15 Sep 2006
Participating Countries Algeria, Dijbouti, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia
Language French
Cooperating Organizations Agence Nationale de Contrôle Sanitaire et Environnemental des Produits
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Regional Consultation meeting on the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures.
Location
Cairo, EGYPT From: 13 Aug 2006 To: 17 Aug 2006
Participating Countries Afghnistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, UAE, Yemen
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations FAO/RNE, IPPC Secretariat
Responsible Officers T. El Azzabi

The 25th Session and the 28th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Commission
Location
Doha, Qatar From: 28 May 2006 To: 01 Jun 2006
Participating Countries Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Eritrea
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations DLCO-EA, FAO HQ
Responsible Officers M.Butrous

The Third International Conference on Date Palm
Location
Abu Dhabi, Emirates From: 19 Feb 2006 To: 21 Feb 2006
Participating Countries Emirates
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, UAE University, ISHS
Responsible Officers F. Taher

FAO/AOAD sub-regional Workshop on Digital Libraries for Management and dissemination of Agricultural knowledge for Development
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 28 Jan 2006 To: 31 Jan 2006
Participating Countries Egypt, Sudan, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Emirates, Morocco
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations FAO, AOAD
Responsible Officers M.Latif

FAO Regional Workshop On Recent Development in the WTO Negotiations on Agriculture and in Regional Trade Agreements and their Implications for Trade, Agriculture and Food Security in the Near East
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 15 Nov 2005 To: 17 Nov 2005
Participating Countries Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Language Arabic - English - French
Cooperating Organizations FAO, The Near East and North Africa Regional Network for Agricultural Policies (NENARNAP), The Institute of National Planning (INP)
Responsible Officers N.Elamin

The Annual Meeting of the Executive Committee of the FAO Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region(CRC)
Location
Khartoum, Sudan From: 24 Jul 2005 To: 28 Jul 2005
Participating Countries Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, UAE, Yemen
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE
Responsible Officers M.Butrous

Consultation Meeting on Rotterdam Convention
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 29 May 2005 To: 01 Jun 2005
Participating Countries Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, UAE
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations To be held in cooperation with CLAP and UNEP
Responsible Officers T.ElAzzabi

FAO Regional Workshop on Improving the Status of Livelihoods of Rural Women and Men through Natural Resources Management, especially Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in the context of the Near East Countries
Location
Meknes, Morocco From: 10 May 2005 To: 13 May 2005
Participating Countries Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunis, Syria, Sudan, Yemen
Language Arabic - French
Cooperating Organizations Ecole Nationale Agriculture de Meknes, Morocco, FAORNE
Responsible Officers F.BouSalah

Third Session of RECOFI
Location
Doha, Qatar From: 09 May 2005 To: 11 May 2005
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, UAE
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FIPL, FIRM, FIRI, FIIT, FIDI
Responsible Officers M. Saif Abdullah

Land Degradation Management in The Arab Countries:Case Studies
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 25 Apr 2005 To: 28 Apr 2005
Participating Countries All The Arab Countries
Language Araabic - English
Cooperating Organizations ACSAD
Responsible Officers G.Hamdallah

Sub-regional training course for Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 20 Apr 2005 To: 03 May 2005
Participating Countries Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan
Responsible Officers M.Butrous

Regional Workshop on Validation of New Module on New Methodologies for Natural Resources Management in the context of a Revised Curriculum for the Arab Institute for Forest & Range (AIFR)
Location
Lattakia, Syrian From: 18 Apr 2005 To: 22 Apr 2005
Participating Countries 20 participants representing Heads of Forests and Range Services in countries members of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) together with some Forest and Range Academicians from AOAD member countries
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations Arab Institute for Forest and Range (AIFR)
Responsible Officers H. Abdel Nour

RAMSES-NDVI interpretation workshop
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 17 Apr 2005 To: 21 Apr 2005
Participating Countries Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen
Language English - Arabuc
Cooperating Organizations EMPRES/CR
Responsible Officers C.Pantenius, K.Cressman, C.Wassenaar

National Demonstration Centre on Food Security and Consumption Statistics for the Near East
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 16 Apr 2005 To: 26 Apr 2005
Participating Countries Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Language English
Cooperating Organizations ESS/HQ
Responsible Officers F.Hachem

Sub-regional Workshop on Country Reports for Forestry Outlook Study for west & Central Asia
Location
Damascus, Syria From: 11 Apr 2005 To: 15 Apr 2005
Participating Countries Afghanistan, Cyprus, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Oman, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Arab Authority for Agriculture Investment and Development, Arab Institute for Forestry and Range
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations FOPE in HQs, Syrian Ministry of Agriculture, FAOR-Syria
Responsible Officers H. Abdel Nour

3rd Emergency Prevention Meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 22 Mar 2005 To: 24 Mar 2005
Participating Countries Egypt, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen
Language English
Cooperating Organizations EMPRES/CR , CRC
Responsible Officers M. Butrous, C.Pantenius

3rd Postharvest Training "Technologies & Marketing Aspects"
Location
Antalya, Turkey From: 21 Mar 2005 To: 25 Mar 2005
Participating Countries Jordan, Sudan, Libya, Oman, Ymen, Azerbaijan, Palestine, Lebanon, Yemen
Language English
Cooperating Organizations GFAR, AARINENA
Responsible Officers M.El Tamzini

3rd Codex Coordinating Committee for the Near East
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 07 Mar 2005 To: 10 Mar 2005
Participating Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, UAE, Italy, Palestine, USA
Language Arabic - English - French
Cooperating Organizations WHO-EMRO, ESNS/HQ
Responsible Officers F.Hachem

Regional Meeting on Food Safety
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 05 Mar 2005 To: 06 Mar 2005
Participating Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, UAE, Italy, Palestine, USA
Language English
Cooperating Organizations WHO-EMRO, ESNS/HQ
Responsible Officers F.Hachem

FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for the Near East (CCNEA)
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 05 Mar 2005 To: 06 Mar 2005
Participating Countries Near East Member countries
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, WHO
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Food Based Dietary Guidelines
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 27 Feb 2005 To: 27 Feb 2005
Participating Countries National
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Food Technology Research Institure, Nutrition Institute, WHO-EMRO
Responsible Officers F.Hachem

Sub-Regional Training Workshop on "Information Management Systems for Management and Dissemination of Electronic Information in Agriculture”
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 26 Feb 2005 To: 03 Mar 2005
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE, AOAD, CLAES
Responsible Officers M. Latif

National Training Course on Desert Locust Survey and Control Operations
Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates From: 24 Feb 2005 To: 04 Mar 2005
Participating Countries United Arab Emirates
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture in UAE
Responsible Officers M.Butrous

Codex Alimnetarius
Location
Beirut, Lebanon From: 21 Feb 2005 To: 23 Feb 2005
Participating Countries National
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations ESN, FAOR Lebanon
Responsible Officers F.Hachem

Regional Workshop on Validation of New Module on New Methodologies for Natural Resources Management in the context of a Revised Curriculum for the Arab Institute for Forest & Range (AIFR)
Location
Lattakia, Syrian From: 06 Feb 2005 To: 10 Feb 2005
Participating Countries 20 participants: (8) old graduates of AIFR, (4) Staff members of Institutes similar to AIFR in countries members of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) and (8) AIFR staff members
Language Arabic - English
Cooperating Organizations Arab Institute for Forest and Range (AIFR)
Responsible Officers H. Abdel Nour

FAO/WHO Regional Technical Consultation on Food-Based Dietary Guidelines
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 06 Dec 2004 To: 09 Dec 2004
Participating Countries Bahrain, Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria
Language English
Cooperating Organizations WHO, FAO
Responsible Officers F. Hachem, E. Muehlhoff

proceedings of the Sub-regional Workshop on Application of ICT for Enhancing Extension Linkages,Coordination and Services
Location
Hammmet, Tunisia From: 22 Nov 2004 To: 24 Nov 2004
Participating Countries Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia
Language English - French
Cooperating Organizations FAO Regional Office for the Near East (RNE), FAO Sub-regional Office for North Africa (SNEA)
Responsible Officers M. Hani

Regional Workshop on Options of Reform in Agricultural Extension in the Near East
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 02 Oct 2004 To: 04 Oct 2004
Participating Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Tunisia, Palestinian Territories
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, CARDNE
Responsible Officers M. Hani, K. Qamar

International Workshop on Water Harvesting and Sustainable Agriculture
Location
Moscow, Russia From: 07 Sep 2004 To: 12 Sep 2004
Participating Countries All countries including RNE Member States
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE and International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID)
Responsible Officers M. Bazza

Regional Training Course on Agriculture Project Analysis
Location
Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyz Republic From: 01 Sep 2004 To: 05 Sep 2004
Participating Countries All countries including RNE Member States
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations • Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), • FAO Regional Office for the Near East, Cairo, Egypt (Lead Unit)., • FAO Policy Support Service (TCAS), Rome.
Responsible Officers D.Abdou, M.Ahmad

Project Launching Workshop on development of a National Agricultural Research Information Management System Project (NARIMS)
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 27 Jul 2004 To: 28 Jul 2004
Participating Countries Egypt
Language English - Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, CLAES
Responsible Officers M. Latif, S. Rudgard

Inception Workshop of GTFS/REM/070/ITA - 'Regional Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programme in the Near East'
Location
Iran, Iran From: 31 May 2004 To: 04 Jun 2004
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and Gaza
Language English
Cooperating Organizations AGPP/RNE
Responsible Officers M. Nosseir, A. Impiglia

First Planning Workshop: Forestry Outlook Study for Western & Central Asia (FOWECA)
Location
Beirut, Lebanon From: 23 May 2004 To: 23 May 2004
Participating Countries Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Language English, Arabic
Cooperating Organizations
Responsible Officers H. Abdel Nour

FAO Workshop on Forests Resources Assessment (FRA-2005)
Location
Beirut, Lebanon From: 21 May 2004 To: 22 May 2004
Participating Countries Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Language English, Arabic
Cooperating Organizations
Responsible Officers H. Abdel Nour

Workshop on On-Farm Research in Wheat Based Production Systems in North Africa
Location
Tunis, Tunisia From: 04 May 2004 To: 06 May 2004
Participating Countries Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
Language English
Cooperating Organizations ICARDA
Responsible Officers F. Taher

Sub-regional Workshop on Fisheries Products
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 27 Apr 2004 To: 29 Apr 2004
Participating Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lybia, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FIIU
Responsible Officers M. Saif

Expert Consultation Meeting on the Utilization of Agricultural Residues
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 26 Apr 2004 To: 28 Apr 2004
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
Language Egypt
Cooperating Organizations ARC, EGYPT ESCORINA
Responsible Officers M. El Tamzini

Twenty Fourth Session of the CRC and Twenty Sixth Executive Committee Meeting. CFP Workshop for Saudi Arabia
Location
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia From: 13 Apr 2004 To: 26 Apr 2004
Participating Countries Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture, Saudi Arabia
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

Regional Technology Transfer Workshop and 9th General Conference of AARINENA
Location
Muscat, Oman From: 11 Apr 2004 To: 16 Apr 2004
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia
Language English
Cooperating Organizations AARINENA, NCARTT, ICARDA
Responsible Officers M. El Tamzini

Second Post Harvest Training
Location
El Bakaa, Lebanon From: 06 Apr 2004 To: 08 Apr 2004
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Language English, Arabic
Cooperating Organizations AARINENA, LARI, Lebanon, UNIDO
Responsible Officers M. El Tamzini

Sub-regional Technology Transfer Workshop
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 30 Mar 2004 To: 01 Apr 2004
Participating Countries Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria
Language English
Cooperating Organizations AARINENA, NCARTT, JUST, ICARDA
Responsible Officers M. El Tamzini

Workshop on Integrated Pest Management of Date Palm in the Gulf Countries
Location
Dubai, Emirates From: 28 Mar 2004 To: 30 Mar 2004
Participating Countries Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Language English, Arabic
Cooperating Organizations University Al Ain, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, AGPP/HG
Responsible Officers M. Ammati

The Second International Conference and Exhibition on Organic Agriculture- Safe and Healthy Food for Everyone
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 25 Mar 2004 To: 27 Mar 2004
Participating Countries Open to all the countries in the region
Language Arabic, English
Cooperating Organizations Agriculture Research Centre, Egypt
Responsible Officers F. Taher

Technical Assistance to RECOFI Workgroups Meetings on Fisheries Statistics and Aquaculture
Location
Manama, Bahrain From: 18 Mar 2004 To: 20 Mar 2004
Participating Countries RECOFI Commission
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FIRI
Responsible Officers M. Saif

Regional Workshop on Application of ARTFISH and Fisheries Statistics and Aquaculture Data collection System
Location
Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt From: 16 Feb 2004 To: 25 Feb 2004
Participating Countries RNE member countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations RNEI, FIDI, Arab Academy for Science and Technology
Responsible Officers M. Saif

National Meeting on Rural Youth Development in Egypt
Location
CAAES, Egypt From: 15 Feb 2004 To: 16 Feb 2004
Participating Countries Egypt
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations CAAES
Responsible Officers M. Hani

National Workshop on Socioeconomic Characteristics of Selected Villages in the New Lands, project FPA/EGY/902/FPA
Location
CLAES, Egypt From: 24 Jan 2004 To: 24 Jan 2004
Participating Countries Egypt
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations UNFPA, AERDRI, CAAES
Responsible Officers M.Hani

Workshop on Fasciola Diagnosis - Epidermics prevention and control
Location
RNE premises, Egypt From: 12 Jan 2004 To: 13 Jan 2004
Participating Countries Egypt
Language English
Cooperating Organizations
Responsible Officers T. Ali

Workshop on Agricultural Information Strategies- a follow-up to Consultation On Agricultural Information Management-COAIM
Location
Dubai, Emirates From: 10 Jan 2004 To: 12 Jan 2004
Participating Countries Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Language English, Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, Government of Emirates
Responsible Officers M.Latif

Regional IPM Workshop on Date Palm
Location
Dubai, UAE From: 01 Jan 2004 To: 05 Jan 2004
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria
Language English
Cooperating Organizations RNE, AGPP
Responsible Officers M. Ammati

Official Launching of the Near East and North Africa Regional Network for Agricultural Policies (NENARNAP)
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 15 Dec 2003 To: 17 Dec 2003
Participating Countries Jordan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia , Yemen
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture
Responsible Officers D. Abdou

Technical Consultation on Food Safety and International Trade in the Near East Region
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 15 Dec 2003 To: 16 Dec 2003
Participating Countries Near East Member countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO/WHO
Responsible Officers F. Hachem

Regional Expert Consultation Meeting On Utilization of Agricultural Residues
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 15 Dec 2003 To: 17 Dec 2003
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Sudan
Language English
Cooperating Organizations AARINENA, University of Ain Shams and possible others
Responsible Officers M. El Tamzini

Second Regional Conference on Water Demand Management and Pollution Control
Location
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt From: 14 Dec 2003 To: 17 Dec 2003
Participating Countries TBA (Around 10 countries will be supported by FAORNE and SNEA)
Language English
Cooperating Organizations ESCWA, RNE, UNEP/ROWA, UNESCO Cairo Office, WHO/EMRO Co-sponsors: GTZ, BGR, SESRTCIC and others (TBA)
Responsible Officers M. Bazza

Sub Regional Workshop on Information and Communication Management Systems for strengthening Extension Research Linkages in the Near East Region
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 13 Dec 2003 To: 18 Dec 2003
Participating Countries Syria , Lebanon, Jordan , Iraq and Egypt
Language English and Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE and Central Laboratory for Agricultural Expert Systems (CLAES)
Responsible Officers M. Latif and M. Hani

Regional Workshop on Institution Building for Agriculture Policies in the Near East
Location
Damascus, Syria From: 06 Dec 2003 To: 07 Dec 2003
Participating Countries Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt,Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan,Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon,Libya, Morocco,Pakistan, Saudi Arabia,Sudan, Syria,Tunisia, Turkey,Yemen
Language Arabic/English
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture, Syria
Responsible Officers D. Abdou

Electronic Document Management and the Use of WebAGRIS Tools for Database Management and Development
Location
Aleppo, Syria From: 01 Dec 2003 To: 16 Dec 2003
Participating Countries Arab countries from the Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) region.
Language English
Cooperating Organizations ICARDA, FAO/RNE, AOAD
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Third Oat-Vetch Network Meeting
Location
Tripoli, Libya From: 01 Dec 2003 To: 03 Dec 2003
Participating Countries
Language English/Arabic
Cooperating Organizations
Responsible Officers F. Taher

Roundtable Meeting to Establish an Informal Consortium for Human Capacity Building in Information and Communication Management and Networking in Near East Region
Location
Aleppo, Syria From: 01 Dec 2003 To: 02 Dec 2003
Participating Countries Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia
Language English Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, ICARDA and AOAD and Donors representatives
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Sub Regional Training Workshop on “Electronic Document Management and the Use of WebAGRIS tools for Database Management and Development
Location
Aleppo, Syria From: 01 Dec 2003 To: 16 Dec 2003
Participating Countries Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon,Sudan, Saudi Arabia
Language English Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE, ICARDA and AOAD
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Regional IPM Workshop on Fruits and Vegetables
Location
Teheran, Iran From: 26 Nov 2003 To: 30 Oct 2003
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and
Language English
Cooperating Organizations RNE, AGPP
Responsible Officers M. Ammati

National Workshop on “Agricultural Knowledge and Information System for Rural Development, AKIS/RD”
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 01 Nov 2003 To: 02 Nov 2003
Participating Countries Egypt
Language English Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE and CLAES
Responsible Officers M. Hani

Second FAO-IPC Near East joint planning meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 27 Oct 2003 To: 29 Oct 2003
Participating Countries 5 IPC/NGO members of the region ; Tunisia, Jordan/Palestine, Lebanon, Iran and Kazakhastan
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO-RNE
Responsible Officers Y. Wehelie

The Eighth Arab plant Protection Congress
Location
El Beida, Libya From: 12 Oct 2003 To: 16 Oct 2003
Participating Countries All Arab Countries
Language Arabic/English
Cooperating Organizations Arab Society for Plant Protection
Responsible Officers M. Ammati

Second FMD Roundtable Meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 05 Oct 2003 To: 06 Oct 2003
Participating Countries Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO, EUFMD, OIE, AOAD, EVMA
Responsible Officers

Second Foot & Mouth Disease Roundtable Meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 05 Oct 2003 To: 06 Oct 2003
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran,Iraq, MoroccoPakistan, Saudi Arabia,Sudan, Syria, AOAD, OIE ,
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Egyptian Veterinary Medical Association (EMVA)
Responsible Officers T. Ali Elam

Twenty Sixth Arab Veterinary Congress
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 04 Oct 2003 To: 07 Oct 2003
Participating Countries All RNE countries, OIE, AOAD
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Egyptian Veterinary Medical Association (EMVA)
Responsible Officers T. Ali Elam

Organic Agriculture for a Better Environment
Location
Tunis, Tunis From: 27 Sep 2003 To: 28 Sep 2003
Participating Countries Cyprus, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, and others
Language Arabic English
Cooperating Organizations LAS, AOAD, ACSAD
Responsible Officers G. Hamdallah, F. Taher

Expert Consultation on Land Degradation,Plant, Animal and Human Nutrition
Location
Damascus, Syria From: 20 Sep 2003 To: 23 Sep 2003
Participating Countries 12 Near East Countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations SESRTCIC, FAO AGLL
Responsible Officers G. Hamdallah, H. Nabhan

Regional Programmes for Food Security: Towards Sustainable Food Security and Poverty Alleviation
Location
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia From: 07 Sep 2003 To: 08 Sep 2003
Participating Countries ECO and CAEU member countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), Council for Arab Economic Unity (CAEU)
Responsible Officers D. Abdou

National Training Course on Control of Desert Locust
Location
Damascus, Syria From: 03 Sep 2003 To: 05 Sep 2003
Participating Countries Lebanon
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

The Second Regional Consultation on Draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 01 Sep 2003 To: 04 Sep 2003
Participating Countries All RNE member countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations IPPC
Responsible Officers M. Ammati

Training Workshop on Codex Alimentarius for Countries of the CAEU
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 01 Sep 2003 To: 04 Sep 2003
Participating Countries CAEU member countries
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations Council for Arab Economic Unity (CAEU)
Responsible Officers F. Hachem ,M. Saade

Training Workshop on Policy Analysis for Countries of the ECO
Location
Alma-Ata, , Kazakhstan From: 01 Sep 2003 To: 05 Sep 2003
Participating Countries ECO member countries
Language English, Russian
Cooperating Organizations Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)
Responsible Officers M. Ahmed

The Second Regional Technical Consultation on Draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 01 Sep 2003 To: 04 Sep 2003
Participating Countries Plant Protection Seniors from all RNE member countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAORNE,The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)
Responsible Officers Mr. Mohamed Ammati, Plant Protection Consultant, RNE

First Steering Committee Meeting for the Development of Regional Agricultural Information System/ Network (RAIS) for Central and West Asia and North Africa
Location
Aleppo, Syria From: 28 Jul 2003 To: 29 Jul 2003
Participating Countries NARS Representatives in the five Sub Regions: Arabian Peninsula (Kuwait); Mashreq Jordan); Maghreb (Morocco); Nile Valley and Red Sea (Egypt); and West and Central Asia (Iran)
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO, AARINENA, GRAR, ICARDA and AOAD
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Regional workshop on Rice Integrated Crop Management Systems for Food Security in the Near East Countries
Location
Alexandria, Egypt From: 27 Jul 2003 To: 29 Jul 2003
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Iraq,
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Rice Research and training centre, Egypt and AGPC FAO HQ
Responsible Officers F. Taher

Workshop on Rice Integrated Crop Management Systems For Food Security in the Near East Countries
Location
Alexandria, Egypt From: 27 Jul 2003 To: 29 Jul 2003
Participating Countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations
Responsible Officers

Regional International Planning Committee (IPC) of the NGO meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 21 Jul 2003 To: 23 Jul 2003
Participating Countries 5 IPC members from the region
Language English
Cooperating Organizations NGOs
Responsible Officers Y. Wehelie

Near East and Africa Regional Workshop: Sustainable urban and peri-urban forestry and green spaces development in Low Forest Cover Countries of the Near East and Africa: Status and the Way forward
Location
Teheran, Iran From: 07 Jul 2003 To: 10 Jul 2003
Participating Countries Burundi, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Mali, Niger, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria , Tunisia
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Tehran Parks and Green Spaces, Tehran, I. R. Iran, LFCC Secretariat, Tehran, I. R. Iran, FAO (FOR-FNPP), Rome, Italy, UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya
Responsible Officers H. Abdel Nour

Date Palm Global Network meeting
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 10 Jun 2003 To: 11 Jun 2003
Participating Countries Members of the Coordinating Board
Language English
Cooperating Organizations AGPC, DPGN, AARINENA
Responsible Officers F. Taher

Expert Consultation on Rice Integrated crop management systems for food security in the Near East region
Location
Cairo-Alexandria, Egypt From: 27 May 2003 To: 29 May 2003
Participating Countries Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Morocco, Pakistan, Sudan, Mauritania
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Egypt Rice Research Institute
Responsible Officers F. Taher

Official Launching of the Near East and North Africa Regional Network for Agricultural Policies (NENARNAP)
Location
Amman, Jordan From: 19 May 2003 To: 21 May 2003
Participating Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgystan, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Uzbekistan. Yemen
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Ministry of Agriculture, Jordan
Responsible Officers D. Abdou/ M. Saade

EMPRES Fifth Consultative Committee and Planning Workshop of Phase II
Location
Luxor, Egypt From: 18 May 2003 To: 22 May 2003
Participating Countries EMPRES/CR Member Countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO, Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

Workshop for the preparation of SEAGA Documents adapted to the context of the Near East Countries and the meeting of the Gender Focal Points in the Near East Countries Net workers
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 18 May 2003 To: 22 May 2003
Participating Countries
Language Arabic/English
Cooperating Organizations Center for Agricultural Economic Studies (CAES), Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University
Responsible Officers F. Bousalah

Second Session of the Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Location
Muscat, Oman From: 13 May 2003 To: 15 May 2003
Participating Countries Bahrain, Kuwait, Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
Language English
Cooperating Organizations Firi, Firm, Fipl
Responsible Officers M. Saif

Terminal Workshop – TCP Mangrove Project in Egypt
Location
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt From: 12 May 2003 To: 15 May 2003
Participating Countries Donor Agencies and relevant national institutions in Egypt
Language English/Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAOR Egypt, State Ministry for the Environment, FORM
Responsible Officers H. AbdelNour, M. Abdel Moneim

Conference on Forest Fire Management and International Cooperation in Fire Emergencies in the Eastern Mediterranean, Balkans and Adjoining Regions of the Near East & Central Asia
Location
Antalya, Turkey From: 15 Apr 2003 To: 19 Apr 2003
Participating Countries All Countries of the Near East that fall in Eastern Mediterranean and in Central Asia
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FAO, ILO, Economic Commission for Europe (Timber Committee
Responsible Officers H. AbdelNour

Twenty Fourth Session of the Executive Committee Meeting for the Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC)
Location
Beirut, Lebanon From: 10 Apr 2003 To: 15 Apr 2003
Participating Countries Central Region Commission (CRC) Member Countries
Language English/Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, Ministry of Agriculture in Member Countries
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

24th Session of the Executive Committee Meeting for the Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC)
Location
Beirut, Lebanon From: 10 Apr 2003 To: 15 Apr 2003
Participating Countries Central Region Commission (CRC) Member Countries
Language English/Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, Ministry of Agriculture in Member Countries
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

National Training Course
Location
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia From: 08 Mar 2003 To: 19 Mar 2003
Participating Countries Central Region Commission (CRC), Saudi Arabia
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations FAO, Ministry of Agriculture, Jeddah
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

Regional ICT Expert Consultation Meeting to Strengthen Agricultural Information Systems/Network in West Asia and North Africa
Location
Cairo, Egypt From: 24 Feb 2003 To: 27 Feb 2003
Participating Countries Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Turkey, Tunisia, Syria
Language English- Arabic
Cooperating Organizations AARINENA, GIL, SDRR, ICARDA, GFAR, AAPARI, CGIAR, ISNAR, CABI, CIHEAM, CLAES
Responsible Officers M. Latif

Meeting of Technical Workgroups of the Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Location
Kuwait, Kuwait From: 16 Feb 2003 To: 18 Feb 2003
Participating Countries All RECOFI member states representatives
Language English
Cooperating Organizations FIRI, FIRM, KISR
Responsible Officers M. Saif

Regional Workshop on Forest Policies, National Forest Programmes and Role of Tree in Poverty Alleviation in Near East Countries
Location
Alexandria, Egypt From: 01 Feb 2003 To: 01 Feb 2003
Participating Countries Near East Countries
Language Arabic, English, French and Russian
Cooperating Organizations FONP
Responsible Officers H. AbdelNour

First EMPRES Western Region Liaison Officers Meeting (ELO)
Location
Niamey, Niger From: 30 Jan 2003 To: 03 Feb 2003
Participating Countries EMPRES/WR, EMPRES/ CR Member countries
Language English
Cooperating Organizations EMPRES/WR, EMPRES/ CR Member countries , CRC, GTZ
Responsible Officers M. Butrous

FAO/RNE Meeting on Action Programme for Enhancing Agricultural Marketing Constraints Resulting from changes in National and International Trade Environments
Location
Beirut, Lebanon From: 20 Jan 2003 To: 24 Jan 2003
Participating Countries Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria
Language Arabic
Cooperating Organizations AFMANENA
Responsible Officers Z. Abdalla

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