Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Decision in Rome: the FAO Regional Office will move to Budapest!

The former Budapest District Land Office, today the building of FAO SEUR will host the FAO Regional Office in Benczur utca, in the close vicinity of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Andrássy Avenue in Budapest Image: HUNAGI Visuals Resource, 2004

Success of the Hungarian agricultural diplomacy.
Besides Santiago de Chile and Bangkok, Budapest will host the third FAO Regional Office responsible for procurements and other administrative activities on regional level.
The move of the Office from Rome will start in 2007 and completed in 2009. The decision will provide an accelerating synergy also on the UN SDI related developments too.
In Mid-December UN SDI national coordinators will meet at the SDI Unit of the European Commission. More news on the FAO Regional Office from the authentic source of
HUNAGI was introduced shortly for the Delegation Members of the FAO European Regional Office during their visit in Budapest in 2003 at a working lunch given by Ms. Maria Kadlicekova. Image: HUNAGI Visuals resource, 2003

FAO Representative at SEUR Maria Kadlecikova with State Secretary Fülöp Benedek, President of the Hungarian National FAO Committee and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Mr. József Gráf at the Scientific Session devoted to the World Food Day Image: HUNAGI Visuals resource, 2006


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