FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

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

Regional Priority Programmes
The three Regional Priority Programmes provide an integrated, programmatic approach to addressing the region’s priority issues, and guide the implementation of country programmes. Most of FAO’s work in the region contributes to one or more of these priority programmes, with food and nutrition security as a cross-cutting area of work.
Recent and upcoming events

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Virtual Event, 21/06/2024

The 40/2 meeting of the Executive Committee of the European Commission on Agriculture is scheduled for 21 June 2024, with th...

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Virtual Event, 25/06/2024

Every year on 7 June, FAO and the World Health Organization (WHO) invite everyone to observe World Food Safety Day, to celebrate the achievements and remember that ensuring food safety is a shared responsibility. This year's events are framed by the theme "Food safety: prepare for the unexpected." FAO and WHO are organizing a joint webinar at 11.30 to 12.45 on 25 June, targeting ...

Featured publications

This is an updated version of the 2017 Guide to mainstreaming gender in the FAO project cycle. It provides project formulators with practical guidance and tools to implement the gender related requirements established in the different phases of the FAO project cycle, and to support the formulation of projects and programs that contribute to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment in agrifood systems, as foreseen by FAO’s mandate.


This casebook unfolds the stories of 25 farmers and agripreneurs who have successfully embraced digital technologies. The accounts presented here reveal that, opportunities for innovation and resilience can be found. The case studies presented here, grouped into five distinct use cases, illustrate the transformative power of digitalization in agriculture, and serve as tangible examples of the successes and lessons learned on the path to sustainable development.

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