Near East Regional Economic and Social Policy Commission
Commission régionale des politiques économiques et sociales au Proche-Orient
1983, as a regional commission of E-XE0365 - FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa within the framework of B-XB0971 - FAO, at 83rd Session of FAO Council, following recommendation by FAO regional conferences for the Near East, Apr 1981, Rome (Italy), and Oct 1982, Nicosia (Cyprus). Assigned functions previously carried out by 3 commissions: U-XU9573 - Near East Commission on Agricultural Planning, set up 1962; U-XU9686 - Regional Food and Nutrition Commission for the Near East, set up 1971; and U-XU3011 - Near East Commission on Agricultural Statistics, set up 1963. First session Dec 1985. Abolished 1997.
Review and recommend policies regarding food and nutrition assessment and programmes and food control and consumer protection; review the food security situation in the region; review and recommend policies and strategies regarding agrarian reform, rural development and women in agriculture; review and exchange information and experience on food and agriculture policy analysis and planning; provide guidance on training programmes and facilities for improving agricultural planning; promote and develop food and agricultural information and analysis; encourage use of production incentives, improved early warning systems, and improved technologies, facilities and systems, to strengthen food security policies at national, sub-regional and regional levels.
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Meets in full session every 2 years.
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