23-27 April 2018 Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
FAO Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC)

The regional conferences of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) are held in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Near East and North Africa, and are convened on a biennial basis to discuss priority issues for agriculture and rural development.

The 34th session of the Regional Conference for the Near East and North Africa will focus on: agricultural transformation in the Near East and North Africa Region and the challenge of youth employment and migration; agroecology: adapting to climate change in semi-arid areas for a sustainable agricultural development; one health: addressing transboundary plant, animal and fish pests and diseases: a case for regional cooperation; and other priorities for the region.

dates: 23-27 April 2018
location: Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
www: http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/regional-conferences/nerc34/documents/en/

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