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Food security and trade policy expert meeting

25 Mar 2010 - 26 Mar 2010

Cartigny, Switzerland

This dialogue sought to identify an agenda for research and action on concrete trade policy options that developed and developing country governments could pursue to mitigate the impacts of short-term disruptions and enhance food security in the long term.

The Joint Meeting of the Fourth Session of the Sub-Group on Bananas and the Fifth Session of the Sub-Group Tropical Fruits

09 Dec 2009 - 12 Dec 2009

FAO Headquarters, Rome

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

Joint Meeting of the IGG on Grains (32nd session), the IGG on Rice (43rd session) and the IGG on Oilseeds, Oils and Fats (30th session)

04 Nov 2009 - 06 Nov 2009

Santiago, Chile

FAO’s IGG meetings on Oilseeds, Oils and Fats, Grains and Rice provide a unique venue for FAO member government officials to meet and discuss current and prospective aspects of their respective markets.

First meeting of the World Banana Forum

07 Sep 2009 - 08 Sep 2009

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The aims of this meeting was to reach a common understanding of the key issues facing the banana sector and prioritize them, and to establish a permanent forum that will facilitate the sharing of information, ideas and best practices among the stakeholders of the banana sector and coordinate the working [...]

22nd Session of the Intergovernmental Group on meat and dairy products

06 May 2009 - 08 May 2009

Asunción, Paraguay

As with recent IGGs, a symposium will be held during this period to provide important technical input for the IGG’s consideration. Accordingly, an informal international symposium on the topic “Mitigating green house gas emissions from animal production: A policy agenda”.