FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

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2024

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 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. on 19 June, targeti...

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2024

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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2024

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), 07/06/2024

World Food Safety Day (7 June) aims to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks. The United Nations established World Food Safety Day in 2018 to raise awareness of food safety. Year after year, there are a growing number of initiatives around World Food Safety Day that help increase public awareness on food safety. This year, FAO in partnershi...

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2024

Virtual Event, 07/06/2024

Locusts and grasshoppers are serious threats for agriculture in Central Asia. Three locust pests, the Italian, the Moroccan and the Asian Migratory locusts, jeopardize food security and livelihoods in the region, as they can damage a wide variety of crops as well as rangelands. Co-organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan and FAO, the goal of the eight meeting of the ministers...

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2024

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), 06/06/2024

The FAO project “Small farmers as agricultural innovators for resilient agrifood ecosystems” aims at enhancing capacities of small-scale farmers in Kyrgyzstan with sustainable, productive and climate resilience practices across food systems with education and innovation of are key entry points to tackle interconnected challenges of agricultural production, food and nutrition security, ecosystem...

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2024

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), 05/06/2024

In the framework of the “Programme to improve regional and national locust management in Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA)”, and with the financial support of the regional project "Improvement of locust management in Central Asia (Phase 2)" funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency, FAO organizes a national demonstration and trial on biopesticides use against locusts, which will be held...

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2024

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2024

Middelburg (Netherlands), 05/06/2024 - 07/06/2024

The 15th LANDNET workshop will take place from 5 to 7 June 2024 in Middelburg, Netherlands. The workshop is organized by FAO together with Kadaster and the Province of Zeeland in the Netherlands.

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2024

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2024

Skopje (North Macedonia), 04/06/2024 - 06/06/2024

FAO and the Regional Centre for Forestry and Rural Development (REFORD) are hosting the annual international meeting of the Forest Invasive Species Network for Europe and Central Asia (

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2024

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2024

Yerevan (Armenia), Hybrid Event, 29/05/2024 - 31/05/2024

On 29-31 May 2024, FAO is organizing a regional conference in a hybrid format on green agriculture “Advancing on green policies for agrifood systems transformation in Europe and Central Asia”, in the framework of its regional project on scaling up green agriculture in the region.

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2024

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2024

Ljubljana (Slovenia), 22/05/2024 - 23/05/2024

The Government of Slovenia and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organize an International forum for action on sustainable beekeeping and pollination. This biennial event brings together governments, experts, business and civil society to give a regular fresh impetus to the international cooperation on beekeeping and pollination and to align it with the quickly c...

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2024

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2024

Budapest (Hungary), Hybrid Event, 21/05/2024 - 23/05/2024

The Regional Technical Workshop, which will be held in Budapest and online on 21-23 May 2024, is organized under the framework of the Technical Cooperation Programme  “Transforming agrifood systems in the Europe and Central Asia region” and serves as a pivotal platform for advancing the agenda of transforming agrifood systems in Europe and Central Asia. By fostering collaboration, policy c...

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2024

Virtual Event, 21/05/2024

Since 2015, FAO has supported Members in the Europe and Central Asia region through the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) programme, which recognizes the commendable work of our farmers, herders, fishers and forestry people and serves a tool to protect and conserve the resilient agricultural systems they have built up. The third Regional Dialogue on GIAHS for Europe and C...

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2024

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2024

Rome (Italy), 14/05/2024 - 17/05/2024

The Agrilnnovate Exhibition is organized from 14 to 17 May 2024 at the Atrium of FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, under the umbrella of the 34th Session of the Regional Conference for Europe (ERC34), hosted by the Republic of Moldova. I...

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2024

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2024

Rome (Italy), 14/05/2024 - 17/05/2024

The Republic of Moldova will host the Thirty-fourth Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Europe (ERC) from 14 to 17 May 2024 in Rome, Italy. The ERC will gather FAO Members in the Europe and Central Asia region, as well as representatives of United Nations Funds, Programmes and Specialized Agencies. The meeting will include observers from intergovernmental a...

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2024

İstanbul (Türkiye), 12/05/2024

Prior to the 34th session of the FAO Regional Conference for Europe (ERC34), representatives of the civil society – ranging from smallholders and consumers to fisherfolks and pastoralists – will gather on 12 May in Istanbul, Tür...

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2024

İstanbul (Türkiye), Hybrid Event, 18/04/2024

The Thirty-fourth session of the FAO Regional Conference for Europe, scheduled for May 14-17 in Rome, Italy, will establish a roadmap and prio...

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2024

Almaty (Kazakhstan), Hybrid Event, 16/04/2024

In the framework of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)-funded and FAO-managed project “Lifecycle Management of Pesticides and Disposal of POPs Pesticides in Central Asian countries and Türkiye”, there remediation trials have taken place in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in the past years. Through this international conference, the results of these trials will be presented and explained, while pro...

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2024

Brussels (Belgium), 15/04/2024

The Thirty-fourth session of the FAO Regional Conference for Europe, scheduled for May 14-17 in Rome, Italy, will establish a roadmap and prio...

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2024

Virtual Event, 27/03/2024

The webinar will present a case of food loss and waste analysis amplified with a study of the behavioural causes of the issue and the assessme...

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2024

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2024

Chișinău (Moldova), Hybrid Event, 25/03/2024 - 26/03/2024

FAO is convening a regional workshop in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova from 25 to 27 March 2024 on climate-smart agriculture practices and policies as a way to increase resiliency in the face of current severe natural and human-made crises.