Events - Monday, 16 December 2013

Near East and North Africa Land and Water Days

This meeting, sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), will focus on land and water management, particularly technologies, approaches and modalities to secure sustained improvements on the ground that improve resilience. The meeting will target policy makers, practitioners, donors and researchers to share and learn together about effective ways to enhance land and water management practices in the region.  

dates: 15-18 December 2013   venue: Hotel Le Meridien   location: Amman, Jordan  

Forging Innovative Partnerships for the Implementation of the GGWSSI Initiative

The Global Mechanism (GM) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), under the auspices of the African Union Commission (AUC), are organizing this international forum to promote a common vision and participation of partners in the implementation of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative (GWSSI). Invited participants include representatives of the Great Green Wall Initiative and partner countries involved in Africa, global and regional development banks, as well as other financial institutions active in Africa, United Nations organizations, civil society organizations, and the private sector.  

dates: 16-17 December 2013   venue: FAO Headquarters   location: Rome, Lazio, Italy