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Presentations

FAO’s Near East regional Office Data Focal Points Consultation Workshop

Useful Links

Livelihoods Network

Relevant Links

Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping System (FIVIMS) World Food Situation Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture(GIEWS)

About Food Security and Trade

 

RNE region contains some of the world's most food insecure countries: e.g. Sudan and Iraq.The overall aim of RNE Food Systems Economics (FSE) unit is that of assisting member countries in the Near East and North Africa build national capacity in food security information needed for the formulation of more effective policies and intervention programmes for reducing hunger and food insecurity in accordance with the guidance given by the World Food Summit's Rome Declaration and Plan of Action, aiming at sustainable food security and agricultural growth. A major overall focus the unit's activity is to ensure a food security focus in all regional and country level activities of the Organization.

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Recent News

 
World green economy summit closes with clear pathway to making Dubai capital of the green economy by 2021 World green economy summit closes with clear pathway to making Dubai capital of the green economy by 2021
"17 Apr 2014"
The World Green Economy Summit ("WGES"), the first Summit focused on "green business" in the region, concluded yesterday, .... Details
Kuwait envoy discusses role in Expo Milan '15 with UN official Kuwait envoy discusses role in Expo Milan '15 with UN official
"16 Apr 2014"
Kuwait's Ambassador to Italy Sheikh Ali Khaled Al-Sabah on Wednesday discussed with the UN Commissioner General to Expo Milan 2015, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, global developments regar .... Details

Recent Events

 
Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth
Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth
"22 Apr 2014"
The Government of The Netherlands, in close collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO ... Details
Sub-regional Consultative Workshop on "Investing in food and nutrition security in GCC and Yemen"
"12 Nov 2013"
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia represented by the Ministry of Agriculture is hosting the sub-regional consultative workshop on "I ... Details

Press releases

 
Regional Multi-stakeholder Workshop on Food Security and Nutrition ....
06 Sep 2012
FAO Regional Office for the Near East in collaboration with the Committee on World Food Security (CF ....
MOA and FAO launch a L.E. 18 million project to address malnutrition and food insecurity in Egypt ....
24 May 2012
The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) wil ....
FAO’s Near East regional Office Data Focal Points Consultation Workshop ....
06 Jul 2011
From July 11 to 13, in the Lebanese capital Beirut, FAO Regional Office of the Near East (FAO RNE) i ....