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Global South Millet Convening
25/04/2024 - 26/04/2024

Agricultural leaders, policymakers, and high-level representatives from the global south gathered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 25-26...

Hybrid Event, Roma (Italy)

International Year of Millets Closing Event

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomes your participation in the closing ceremony of...

Virtual Event

A Taste of Change: The Power of African Ingredients
21/01/2024 - 30/06/2024

With Sub-Saharan Africa's population projected to double by 2050, the challenge of employing and providing enough food for all becomes crucial. But...

Kampala (Uganda)

Millets festival

FAO Uganda is hosting a millets festival in Kampala. The festival is expected to bring together key stakeholders in the agriculture industry, development...

Virtual Event

Sixth Webinar of the IYM Global Webinar Series  "Fonio: enhancing collaboration for sustainable agriculture and improved livelihoods"

The United Nations General Assembly at its 75th Session in March 2021 declared 2023 the International Year of Millets (IYM 2023). As part of the...

Hyderabad (India)

International Nutri Cereal Convention
27/11/2023 - 28/11/2023

International Nutri Cereal Convention, with Multi-Stakeholders, is the flagship event...

Taiwan Millet Forum
17/11/2023 - 18/11/2023

In 2011, Kuo Huaren, honorary professor of the Department of Agronomy at National Taiwan University, brought back Taiwanese millet seeds collected...

Bhubaneswar (India)

International Convention on Millets
09/11/2023 - 10/11/2023

With aim to take Odisha Millets Mission (OMM) to the next level, Government of Odisha is organising a two day

Virtual Event

Fifth Webinar of the IYM Global Webinar Series “Empowering farmers, Indigenous Peoples, women and youths: unlocking the potentials of millets’’

Join this webinar to learn more about how the cultivation and consumption of millets can help empower smallholder farmers, women, Indigenous Peoples...

Hybrid Event, New Delhi (India)

World Food India 2023
03/11/2023 - 05/11/2023

With the objective of introducing the world to rich Indian food culture as well as promoting investments in the diverse food processing sector of the...

Novara (Italy)

Tra borghi e aree urbane: la coltivazione tra innovazione e tradizione

Convegno informativo volto a sensibilizzare sulle risorse del territorio e le aree urbane, l’importanza dell’acqua e delle risorse idriche finalizzate...

Hybrid Event

Jakarta Nanyang School - United Nations Day 2023

Jakarta Nanyang School is a private school located in South Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia. This year, the school is going to celebrate the United Nations...

Hybrid Event, Rome (Italy)

International Year of Millets Master Chef Challenge

Let’s embrace millets and their role in promoting sustainable, resilient and inclusive food systems.


Peaceful uses of nuclear technology to enhance sustainable agricultural development

Informational Briefing + Reception 

Speakers will...

Virtual Event

El Mijo, potencialidades de producción y consumo humano

El mijo pertenece a la familia de las gramíneas, al igual que otros cereales como el maíz, el trigo o la avena, y se...


“Workshop on the Potential and Future of Millets in Agriculture and Food” –“International Year of Millets and Science-Innovation Days”

The aim of the event, to be held in partnership with FAO-Türkiye, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the General Directorate of Agricultural...

Virtual Event

Casale Monferrato (Italy)

New Delhi (India)

Poshan Mela - 5

During the celebration of nutrition month, the mothers of a slum community will prepare healthy and nutritious millet dishes. They will be judged by...

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