FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia


FAO takes a comprehensive approach to reducing food loss and waste


Farmers have joined together to update time-honoured practices and increase yields


The region as a whole is in a much better position than elsewhere in the world, but some developments need to be addressed to avoid setbacks


FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

In their pursuit to ensure an equitable and sustainable future, governments can rely on FAO expertise in food and agriculture. Responding to the needs of Europe and Central Asia, the Organization is offering support in many specific areas. Find out more

Recent and upcoming events



Virtual Event, 17/04/2023

11:00 - 12:05 (Ankara time). FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the Republic of Türkiye bring together national stakeholders and partner organizations from across the sub-region to mark the closure of the three-year project “Reduction of Food Loss and Waste in Central Asia, Azerbaijan and Türkiye” and present the main results of their activities since t...





Budapest (Hungary), 04/05/2023 - 05/05/2023

The Informal Consultation for Europe and Central Asia provides a platform on which the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and Members can interact, facilitating consultation on key issues in the region. The main purpose of the Informal Consultation in 2023 is defining the FAO priorities for the Europe and Central Asia Region for 2024-2025, which will be presented for endorsement at...

Featured publications

The international symposium on “Inland Fisheries and aquaculture: advances in technology, stock assessment and citizen science in an era of climate change” was organized in conjunction with the thirty-first session of the European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission in Killarney, Ireland on 20–21 June 2022. The symposium was organized by Inland Fisheries Ireland and the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications.


Comprising 30 percent of agricultural output and with an area of 15 million hectares, the grain sector is a pillar of Ukraine’s agriculture. In 2020 Ukraine exported USD 9.4 billion worth of cereals, the second largest exporter after the United States of America, making Ukraine a major contributor to global food security.

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What is FAO’s Strategic Framework?

Since 2010 all of FAO’s work is guided by a Strategic Framework prepared for a period of ten to fifteen years, reviewed every four years. 

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