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10 September 2021
  Within the framework of the IV Fisheries Forum in St. Petersburg, Mr Vladimir Rakhmanin, Deputy Director General of FAO, Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia, met with Mr Ilya Shestakov, the Head of the Federal Agency for Fishery (Rosrybolovstvo). The conversation was also attended by Mr Oleg Kobiakov, Director of the Moscow...
09 September 2021
“Today, fish occupies one of the first places in the total volume of trade in food products in the world. According to FAO estimates, fishing and aquaculture are sources of jobs, income and livelihood for 60 million people, and taking into account family members, this industry literally feeds about 120...
08 September 2021
  One of the two working sessions that opened the IV Fisheries Forum in St. Petersburg was the FAO thematic section called “Fisheries and aquaculture market information as a powerful tool for assessing business opportunities”. A significant share of the fish caught and fish products produced is sold through the means of trade. According...
07 September 2021
Fabrizio Rosso, Animal Health Officer and Deputy Executive Secretary of the European Commission for the control of foot-and-mouth disease (EuFMD), gives us an update on the last biennium, going digital, engaging youth and more. Just before the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were beginning to be felt across the world, Keith...
25 August 2021
On August 24, the Faculty of Soil Science of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Moscow FAO Bureau held a round table devoted to “The UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration in Russia: challenges in a changing climate.”  Moderator of the discussion Pavel Krasilnikov, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Soil...