Friday, 6 March 2015
FAO Symposium on Agroecology (report)
FAO held the International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition at its headquarters in Rome on 18 and 19 September 2014 and a side-event during COAG on 30 September 2014. The Symposium was of a scientific and technical nature with a High Level Segment in the afternoon of the second day. Overall the Symposium can be considered a very successful event. Approximately 400 people from 61 different countries attended and an additional 186 people followed it through live streaming. General information and resources were also made available on website: http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/afns/en. This report provides an overview of the Symposium and the COAG side-event.