FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

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2024

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2024

Tirana (Albania), 22/10/2024 - 23/10/2024

Increasing the connections among parliamentarians in the Europe and Central Asia region is key to supporting food systems transformation. In line with this, as a follow-up to the Global Parliamentarian Meeting in June 2023 in Chile and FAO’s preparatory meeting of five chairs of Agrarian Committees from Albania, Armenia, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine in October 2023, FAO is c...

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2024

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2024

Ankara (Türkiye), 15/07/2024 - 20/07/2024

A delegation from Nigeria will visit Ankara, Türkiye, as part of the project "Support to the Diversification and Sustainable Crop Production Intensification for Smallholder Farmers in the Drylands of Borno State." This initiative is part of the FAO–Türkiye Partnership Programmes. During their visit, the delegation will tour relevant public institutions in Ankara and visit agricultural fields ar...

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2024

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), 04/07/2024

Setting up the National Laboratory Network for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in food and agriculture sectors in Kyrgyzstan is a key initiative to foster the generation and reporting of AMR laboratory-based data, ensuring the level of standardization and harmonization of procedures and diagnostic techniques among laboratories included in the AMR surveillance and their effective integration. The...

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2024

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), 03/07/2024

In line with its mandate for food and agriculture sectors and overall antimicrobial resistance (AMR) initiatives, FAO worked with the Government of Kyrgyzstan to assess and support for the establishment and the improvement of laboratory capacities and antimicrobial resistance surveillance. As results became available, FAO in collaboration with the national counterparts is organizing a post...

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2024

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), 02/07/2024

In line with its mandate for food and agriculture sectors and overall initiatives on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), FAO has been working with the Government of Kyrgyzstan to revise regulatory and legal framework and policies regarding the use of antimicrobials, assess and support the establishment and the improvement of laboratory capacities and antimicrobial resistance surveillance, and as...

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2024

Chișinău (Moldova), 28/06/2024

The Moldovan Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry has identified table grapes as a strategic product of the agriculture sector and suggested its inclusion in the FAO Global initiative One Country One Priority Product (OCOP). As a result, FAO jointly with the relevant development partners will provide support in assessing the table grapes value chain and develop effective policy solution...

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2024

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2024

(Kyrgyzstan), 25/06/2024 - 26/06/2024

The Second One Health National Forum will be the continuation of an event in April 2024 and will continue to improve collaboration and coordination mechanisms with the human and environmental health sectors (including wildlife) at national and selected provincial levels for prevention, detection, assessment, investigation, and response to priority zoonoses. The focus will be on discussing exist...

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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 11.30 to 12.45 on 25 June, targeting ...

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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

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

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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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...