FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa

List of events

                                  Background: The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread throughout the Near East and North Africa (NENA) – Arab States region. The pandemic will have huge impacts on public health and represents already an unprecedented shock to economies, food systems and labour markets globally and in the NENA region, affecting rural poverty...
                        Event days: Day1 (1st July 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT): Day 2 (2nd  July 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT): Day 3 (15th  July2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT): Day 4 (23rd  July 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT): Background The FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa is organizing a virtual Regional Consultative Technical Meeting,...
  18 June 2020 @14:00 – 15:30 (GMT +2) Background: The private sector leads innovation in the upstream and downstream sides of production as main player taking up research and development outcomes to concrete pilots and then scaling them up to products and services aiming to increase the efficiency and resilience of agri-food...
04 June 2020 @ 14:00 – 15:30 (GMT +2) Background: Food loss and waste (FLW) is a reflection of the inefficiency, unsustainability and inequality of contemporary food systems. In the Near East and North Africa, prior to COVID-19, food systems needed transformation to reach SDGs by 2030 and sustainably deliver safe, nutritious...
Background: Young people are driving innovation in agri-food systems and have a key role to play in achieving global food security and nutrition. The current crisis has brought both new challenges and opportunities for young innovators working to transform the sector. Paramount to ensuring that young people and their transformative ideas...