FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa

List of events

FAO under the Water Scarcity Initiative will be actively taking part in the 5th Arab Water Forum from the 21st to the 23rd of September 2021. The 5th Arab Water Forum is considered the stage where Arab water community leaders and key decision-makers thoroughly discuss water challenges that the Arab region is facing, being...
  According to the most recent global estimates, 2.4 million children in the Arab region are engaged in child labour of which 1.9 million are engaged in hazardous work – the vast majority of which takes place in the agriculture sector. Join us for this regional event aiming to foster more...
Background:  Territorial or location-based approaches can be an important tool for inclusive and sustainable rural transformation. By focusing on specific regions with the aim of capitalizing on local resources, assets and institutions while linking to external markets, technologies and sources of finance to address community needs; these approaches are highly suited...
  ✎ To participate in the superinteractive session,  click here to register for World Water Week 2021. After your registration, go to the event page and Reserve your spot.  Water governance and tenure are recent concepts which embrace various SDG goals, and hence are useful for achieving the Agenda 2030, in particular through the inclusion of the most vulnerable through...
RECOFI-FIRMS Data call Workshop
03.08.2021 - 04.08.2021
The existing RECOFI-FIRMS fisheries inventories contribute to the understanding of the structure of the exploitation of fishery resources and of the management context. Fisheries inventories can contribute to the understanding of the state of resources by describing profiles and trends of the exploitation of fishery resources and by providing a...