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News and Events 2007

   
     

11th Scientific Committee Meeting

   

The Eleventh Scientific Committee (SC) Meeting took place at the NAPC premises from December 16 to 18, 2007. The SC is composed of two international members, Mr H. De Haen and Mr. F. De Filippis, and two national members, Mr M. Yassin and Mr M. Khazma.
The Committee reviewed the NAPC Progress Report for the second half of 2007. In addition, it discussed the ongoing studies and research being conducted by the Center, as well as evaluated the recent activities and the progress attained.

 
     

National Workshop on Policies and Institutions to Enhance Fodder and Feed Availability in Syria

   

Under the Patronage of H.E. Dr Adel Safar Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) and the National Agricultural Policy Center (NAPC) held the "NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON POLICIES AND INSTITUTIONS TO ENHANCE FODDER AND FEED AVAILABILITY IN SYRIA"  on November 7th, at NAPC premises. More

 

     

Policy Forum on Competitiveness of Agricultural Exports

   

The NAPC held a seminar on August 1st about the “Competitiveness of Agricultural exports”. It was delivered by FAO consultant Jose Coque, from the University of Valencia at the NAPC premises. The seminar addressed several topic; globalization, assessing competitiveness, Syrian ranking
compared to factor driven economies, Syrian
agro-food competitiveness, and other related issues.

 
     

Training workshop about export competitiveness

   

A training workshop on competitiveness of Agricultural exports was held at the NAPC premises from 22 to 26 July. The workshop combined the following items; basic concepts, tools and methods, understanding case studies in developing countries, applying the methods to the Syrian value chains. The training was delivered by FAO consultant Jose Coque.

 

     

10th Scientific Committee Meeting

   

The tenth Scientific Committee (SC) meeting was help at the NAPC premises from June 24 to 26, 2007. The SC is composed of two international members, Mr H. De Haen and Mr. F. De Filippis, and two national members, Mr M. Yassin and Mr M. Khazma. The Committee reviewed the NAPC Progress Report for the firsthalf of 2007. In addition, it discussed the ongoing studies and research being conducted by the Center, as well as evaluated the recent activities and the progress attained.

 

Training Course for Palestinian Engineers

   

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform; the Arab Agricultural Engineers Federation, the Islamic Development Bank, and the NAPC jointly organized a training course on “Agricultural Policies Management” for Palestinian agricultural engineers of the Palestinian National Authority. The course was hold at NAPC premises during the period 17-28 of this month...more

 
     

FAO Project fifth Steering Committee Meeting

   

The Fifth Steering Committee Meeting of the FAO Project GCP/SYR/006/ITA “Sustainable Capacity Consolidation of the National Agricultural Policy Center (NAPC)” took place on 9-10 May at the NAPC premises.
The Steering Committee is composed of representatives of FAO, Government of Syria, and Government of Italy.

 
     

The 4th National Agricultural Policy Workshop

   

Under the patronage of the Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, the National Agricultural Policy Center (NAPC), supported by the FAO Project GCP/SYR/006/ITA, organized the 4th National Agricultural Policy Workshop at Cham Palace, Damascus, on May 8th.

This workshop was devoted to the discussion, in at national and international level, of the results of a major studies prepared by the NAPC, and by international experts in the field.

 
     

An internal seminar on Economic Risk Management, Dr. Cafiero

   

An internal seminar on economic risk management was held at NAPC premises on January 15. The Seminar has been delivered by Dr. Carlo Cafiero, and it covered basics of the economic analysis of risk, issues concerning risk in agriculture ,private tools for risk management in agriculture, and policies for risk reduction and farmers' income stabilization.

 
     
     
     
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
 
     

 

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