FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa

List of events

Grapes cultivation has steadily increased during the past few years in several region if Saudi Arabia where the Ministry of Agriculture has strongly endorsed its cultivation and production in all adaptable areas in the Kingdom. Almadina Almonawara, AlJouf, Tabuk/Haeel, Riyadh, Qassim, Makka Al Mukrama area/Taeef, Najran and other relatively...
Fifth Session of the Governing Body
24.09.2013 - 28.09.2013
The Governing Body of the Treaty will meet from 24 to 28 September 2013 in Muscat, Oman to discuss the importance of plant genetic resources in light of climate change and the progressively shrinking land and water resources. The meeting will also review the breadth of the global genepool...
In the preparation for the “Near East and North Africa Land and Water Days”, RNE office organized the 6th Steering Committee Meeting on September 17th, 2013 from 10AM to 12PM in FAO's premises. Topics discussed during the meeting: 1.         Decision on the location of...
As a part of a project aiming at supporting capacity development for fishery stock assessment in GCC countries and Yemen, the Food and Agriculture Organization will organize a training course on methodologies for fish stock assessment during the period from 15 - 26 September 2013 in Muscat, Oman. The...
It is well established that population in developing countries is progressively growing and so land, water and other natural resources are unable to satisfy their food needs and other life elements. Therefore, alleviating hunger and poverty is one of the objectives of the UN millennium development goals....