Relevant meetings and conferences
1st CSD+10 Preparatory Committee meeting (New York, 30 April - 2 May 2001); Organisational issues, review of national/regional stakeholder preparations, major group involvement, thematic review reports.
FAO Committee on World Food Security (Rome, 28 May - 1 June 2001), including a 1-day panel discussion with governments and stakeholders on sustainable use of soil and water, including a review of case studies.
FAO Council, 120th Session (Rome, 18-23 June 2001).
World Food Summit: five years later (Rome, 5-9 November 2001), including a side event on investing in Agriculture with a focus on Land and Water Development.
World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, 2-11 September 2002.
Relevant Technical conferences
World Congress on Conservation Agriculture (Madrid, 1-5 October 2001).
3rd International Conference on Land Degradation (Rio de Janeiro, 17-21 September 2001).
Commission on Sustainable Development, 8th Session, New York, 24 April - 5 May 2000.
FAO/Netherlands Conference on Agriculture and the Environment, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, 15-19 April 1991.
FAO Committee on Agriculture (16th Session) (Rome, 26-30 March 2001).