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FAO Geneva Briefing Series: Trade and Food Security - 18 March 2016


On the 18th of March FAO Geneva held a briefing on trade and food security, presenting the FAO flagship publication

"The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015-2016".

The session also included comments/contributions from Members States (regional perspectives from Africa, Asia & Latin America), UNCTAD and ICTSD, followed by an interactive discussion.

FAO Geneva Briefing Series aims at sharing research, analysis and expertise of the FAO with Geneva-based Member States, International Organizations, Civil Society, Academia and other stakeholders.

WMO, Salle B, Building 7bis, Avenue de La Paix in Geneva from 09h30 till 12h30

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Ms. Sandra Aviles, Officer-in-Charge, FAO Geneva

FAO’s Perspective: SOCO 2015-16
(The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets)
Ms. Ekaterina Krivonos. Economist (EST) FAO

National perspectives on Trade & Food Security: Pakistan
H.E Ambassador Tauqir Shah, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the WTO

National perspectives on Trade & Food Security
(Speaker to be confirmed)

UNCTAD’s perspective on Trade & Food Security
Mr. Guillermo Valles, Director (DITC), UNCTAD

ICTSD’s perspective on Trade & Food Security
Mr. Jonathan Hepburn, Programme Manager- Agriculture, ICTSD

Interactive discussion/questions

Concluding remarks


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FAO Geneva website