FAO Liaison Office with the European Union and the Kingdom of Belgium

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14/05/2024 - 17/05/2024

The Republic of Moldova will chair the Thirty-fourth Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Europe (ERC) from 14 to 17 May 2024. The ERC will gather FAO Members in the Europe and Central Asia region, as well as representatives of United Nations Funds, Programmes and Specialized Agencies. The meeting will include observers from intergovernmental and non-governmental sectors, research and ...

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Hybrid Event, 20/05/2024

In recognition of the pivotal role that youth can play in addressing challenges bees and other pollinators are facing, World Bee Day 2024 focuses on the theme "Bee engaged with Youth." This theme highlights the importance of involving young people in beekeeping and pollinator conservation efforts, recognizing them as the future stewards of our environment.   

This year's...

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The FAO Liaison Office in Brussels is delighted to celebrate the first International Day of Potato on Monday, 27 May 2024, in Brussels, at the Residence Palace. The event, which is co-organized with the Embassy of Peru in Belgium, will feature high-level interventions from FAO, Belgium, and Peru, and will close with the screening of the documentary "Opening the Earth: The Potato King", ...


In rural Bangladesh, 75% of farmers rear poultry in their backyards, mainly women. However, this vital income and protein source faces threats from emerging diseases, leading to high mortality rates due to poor hygiene and lack of vaccination. In response, the Food and Agriculture Organization...