News in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS

26/04/2017

The Zayed International Foundation for the environment provides easy access to the photos and videos from the GSSD EXPO 2016

Highlights of the GSSD EXPO 2016, hosted by the Zayed International Foundation for the Environment, can now be accessed through the Zayed Foundation Events mobile application. To enjoy the event photos and videos, you can download the application for both Android and iOS.
26/04/2017

Training Series on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Implementing the Agenda 2030 was conducted in Budapest for key employees working for the Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary

The Ministry of Agriculture is hosting the training on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Advancing the Agenda 2030 delivered jointly by UNOSSC and the UN System Staff College for the key employees of the Ministry. The training is an integral part of the capacity building courses initiated within the SSTC-ADFS partnership initiative. […]
26/04/2017

UNOSSC and Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana to expand collaboration

Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation and Director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation Mr. Jorge Chediek expressed the readiness of the UNOSSC “to scale up the work with the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana with a view toward increasing capacities of the Hub to address the […]
16/04/2017

Aquaculture to Enhance Food Security in Arab states and ECIS

While agriculture development and food security are facing many challenges, in many developing countries fish accounts for more than 50 percent of the total animal protein intake and is among the major sources for enhancing food security. Countries’ successful examples and opportunities for developing Aquaculture sector, which contribute to the improvement of […]
12/04/2017

Morocco shares successful practice in implementation of Virtual Extension and Research Communication Network in agriculture

Specialized Training on “ARDNA”: A Network For Information Exchange, Communication and Extension Hosted by: Kingdom Of Morocco, The Ministry Of Agriculture And Fisheries 12-13 April 2017, Meknes, Morocco The new strategy of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Kingdom of Morocco (MAPM) through the Green Morocco Plan (PMV) aims to develop the full […]
31/03/2017

Training on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Implementing the Agenda 2030 was conducted for the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Melioration of the Kyrgyz Republic

Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic, 30 March 2017. The two-day training on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Advancing the Agenda 2030 was conducted for the key staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Melioration of the Kyrgyz Republic. The training was jointly organized by UNOSSC and UN System Staff College within the […]
21/03/2017

Uzbekistan: Mobile Application for Horticulture Farmers

The rapid growth of the agriculture in Uzbekistan has attracted many new entrants all along the commodity value chains from input providers and producers to post-harvest processing, marketing and retail sales actors that in turn increased the demand for reliable, relevant and context specific information in a local language in a mobile […]
21/03/2017

Turkey: Campaign for Preventing Bread Waste

The “Campaign for Preventing Bread Waste” launched by the Turkish Grain Board (TMO) in 2013 with the broad support of the government and civil society, blanketed 12 major cities. It targeted households and bakeries as well as cafeterias, restaurants and hotels with the aim of preventing bread waste and the loss it […]
20/03/2017

New Consultancy Opportunities to Produce Publications on Agricultural Development

Division for Arab States, Europe and the CIS, UNOSSC, initiates the production of thematic publications on scalable and replicable innovative solutions in agricultural development that may contribute to sustainable development in the Arab States and the Europe and the CIS regions and beyond. We would like to invite relevant experts to apply for […]
17/02/2017

Training Series on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Implementing the Agenda 2030 will start with the two-day course in Sudan

The first in the series two-day trainings will be organized jointly by UNOSSC and UNSSC for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests of the Sudan within the SSTC-ADFS partnership initiative supported by IFAD, IsDB and UNOSSC. This participatory course is organized in the form of a mutual learning whereby the past expertise […]