Both the Agroecology Symposium and the BioDiversity Dialogue developed initiatives and next steps for action by FAO, member states, the RBAs and other stakeholders. With a welcomed and unique interactive process, the forthcoming Innovation Symposium intends to capture and build on the discussion and outputs of the events of the three days themselves.
Until young people are brought to the table, their investment in the future of agriculture is not being fully actualized. From October 15-19, I had the honour of attending the 45th session of the United Nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS 45). During CFS week, I represented 4-H Canada as part of the Private Sector Mechanism's (PSM) youth delegation. The event took place at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy.
11 years ago today, we opened our office in Nairobi - our first in Africa. Since then, we’ve been focused on our mission to make information accessible and useful to everyone and we’ve initiated programmes to connect people, equip young Kenyans with digital literacy skills, support local businesses to get the most out of the web, and to put Kenyan tourism on the global map.
Today, we’re announcing more products and programs aimed at boosting the Kenyan economy.
The Private Sector Mechanism (PSM) is happy to announce the dates of its 2019 Annual General Meeting, which all PSM members are welcome to attend. The AGM will take place at the Capo d'Africa Hotel in Rome, Italy on June 25th from 2:00 - 6:00 pm CET. This date falls during the FAO Conference (June 22-29), an important biannual event during which elections will be held for the next Director General of FAO.