FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

The 39th Session of the ECA will be held in the Ministry of Agriculture in Budapest, Hungary. The attention of the Members is particularly drawn to the ECA agenda item titled “Combating land degradation for food security and provision of soil ecosystem services in Europe and Central Asia – International Year of Soil 2015”.

In addition, the ECA will discuss issues related to innovation in family farming; social protection programmes for rural residents, and the social and economic burden of malnutrition.