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International symposium on superfruits - myth or truth?

01 Jul 2013 - 03 Jul 2013

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

What exactly is meant by superfruit? Is a fruit super because it is packed with nutrients? Is this a scientific fact? Or is super only a promotional catch-phrase used to increase sales?

TICAD-V official side-event on responsible agricultural investment

02 Jun 2013 -

Yokohama, Japan

Hosted by FAO, IFAD, UNCTAD and the World Bank to share empirical evidence from several streams of ongoing field testing and research on responsible agricultural investment in Africa and discuss implications for policy formulation.

Stakeholder participative workshops

01 Mar 2013 - 30 Apr 2013


To assess farmers' needs and perceptions related to the development of value chains, evaluate how to integrate climate change adaptation criteria, and develop a framework.

WTO commitments and support to Russian agriculture: issues and possible solutions

30 Jan 2013 - 31 Jan 2013

Kazan, Russia

The main objectives are to identify and discuss the main areas of concern facing the agriculture sector in relation to the commitments on agricultural subsidies made on accession to the WTO and to draw on lessons from international experience.

Fifth WBF Committee Meeting of the World Banana Forum (WBF)

18 Dec 2012 - 19 Dec 2012

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The Fifth Steering Committee meeting will update attendees on the latest developments of the WBF and prepare the yearly workplan and  milestones for 2013.