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Second Conference of the World Banana Forum

28 Feb 2012 - 29 Feb 2012


Experts from all over the world shared the latest findings on sustainable practices in banana production and trade. In addition, the Conference hosted the global meeting of women banana workers organized by the WBF's working group on Labour Rights (WG03).

AMIS - Meeting of the global food market information group

09 Feb 2012 - 10 Feb 2012

FAO Headquarters, Rome

This first meeting of the AMIS Global Food Market Information Group aims to review procedures and tools that individual country members use for drawing national supply and demand balances for AMIS commodities and establish the bases for an agreed methodology.

20th Session of the Intergovernmental Group on Tea

30 Jan 2012 - 01 Feb 2012

Colombo, Sri Lanka

The FAO Intergovernmental Group (IGG) on Tea represents a forum for intergovernmental consultation and exchange on trends in production, consumption, trade and prices of tea, including regular appraisal of the global market situation and short term outlook.

AMIS Secretariat expert meeting on defining abnormal market conditions

19 Dec 2011 - 20 Dec 2011

FAO Headquarters, Rome

A meeting of experts from international organisations will be convened to work towards defining and developing a set of indicators to measure abnormal market conditions, alert process and AMIS Outputs.

Expert meeting on international investment in the agricultural sector of developing countries

22 Nov 2011 - 23 Nov 2011

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The objectives of the meeting were to review the current state of knowledge including case studies, identify good practices, determine the areas where further research is needed and plan the next steps with a view to creating synergy among the various organization analyzing large-scale agricultural investment in developing countries.