FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa

List of events

Registration link: https://fao.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpduGtrDorHdLEfKAIlY0xF-3bGcWnBiy- Languages: English with simultaneous translation into Arabic and French INTRODUCTION This is the final webinar in a series of sub-regional dialogues with the objective to share results, gather stakeholder feedback and validation on a Study of Agribusiness Incubation and Acceleration in Africa. The aim of the study has...
Poor diets are the main contributor to the global burden of disease, accounting for 20 percent of premature disease-mediated mortality. Approximately 3 billion people cannot afford a healthy diet, and more than 3 billion people suffer one or more manifestations of poor nutrition. A healthy diet is the foundation for...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO) will host the third regional Tele-meeting for nominated National Focal Points (NFP) of the RPW programme in the Near East and North Africa region on Tuesday 26 January 2021. NFPs from 18 countries will meet to support planning, coordination and...
The State of Food and Agriculture 2020 report, recently published by FA0 addresses the two main water challenges affecting agriculture and food production: water shortages in rainfed agriculture and scarcity, affecting irrigated agriculture. The report suggests potential priorities for action for different types of productions and these actions can be...
The COVID-19 pandemic is an important reminder and rationale for investing in sustainable and healthy food systems. Several evolving studies show that obesity is an important risk factor for COVID-19 complications. The Near East and North Africa (NENA) region countries are known for high levels of overweight and obesity. Most...