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Expert consultation on trade and nutrition

15 Nov 2016 - 16 Nov 2016

FAO Headquarters

This expert meeting is intended to explore issues around the relationship between trade and nutrition. It will address the role of trade in the “nutrition transition” and the extent to which trade and trade policies can be either detrimental to, or supportive of improved nutrition. 

Conference on regional and international cooperation in Central Asia and South Caucasus: recent developments in agricultural trade

01 Nov 2016 - 04 Nov 2016

Samarkand, Uzbekistan

The aim of the three-day conference is to mobilize the research capacities in the Caucasus and Central Asian countries through the exchange of knowledge and research findings among regional and international experts in areas related to market development, trade policy and food security.

Workshop: Agricultural export promotion in Kyrgyzstan

18 Oct 2016 - 19 Oct 2016

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

The objective of the workshop is to contribute to the operationalizing the Export Development Plan  for the agricultural and food exports from Kyrgyzstan through knowledge sharing in this area among national and international experts and authorities. 

Committee on Commodity Problems - 71st Session

04 Oct 2016 - 06 Oct 2016

FAO Headquarters ( 4-6 October 2016 )

The Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) is the FAO Governing Body that tracks agricultural commodity markets. It deliberates key issues, debates the effects on food security, and makes policy recommendations.

Ministerial meeting on long-term commodity price trends and sustainable agricultural development

03 Oct 2016 - 03 Sep 2016

FAO Headquarters

The theme of this year’s Ministerial meeting is ‘Long-term Commodity Price Trends and Sustainable Agricultural Development’.