Italian EU Presidency

Online, 25 Aug 2014. “…to highlight (agriculture and rural development) as a priority within the framework of the Post-2015 agenda …” – this call was placed at the center of the development perspectives of Italy serving as the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for this semester.

Online, 11 Aug 2014. How can territorial approaches contribute to 'a future where food systems are resilient, where everyone enjoys their right to food'? This was the main focus of the Second International Expert Meeting on the Territorial Approach to food security and nutrition (FSN) organised by the FAO in December 2013. Its purpose was to identify elements of success and failure in using territorial policies in order to achieve equitable and sustainable food security and nutrition.

WTO logo

Bali, 5 Dec 2013. Representatives of WTO member states attempt to modernize the international order with regards to agriculture, trade facilitation and duty-free quota-free market access for least developed countries – read more on the 9th ministerial conference in Bali/Indonesia from 3-6 Dec.

Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development

Geneva, 22 Oct 2013. Last year it was proposed to WTO to change its rules allowing for more flexibility in purchasing food at subsidised prices. The Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and FAO are looking into how such rules, policies and practices could affect trade and food security.

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