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Achieving a Sustainable Agriculture

Our mission is to contribute to the achievement of food security and improve the nutritional status of the rural population, through the development and implementation of sustainable agricultural practices involving local farmers communities.

Our Work

The FAO Regional Integrated Pest Management Programme - GTFS/REM/070/ITA - funded by the Italian contribution to the FAO Special Trust Fund for Food Security and Food Safety, is operating in the Near East region since 2004. It started its activities in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories, Syria and recently the Project expanded to Algeria, Iraq, Morocco and Tunisia, by extending its activities till 2011. The Programme aims to improve sustainable intensification of agricultural production reducing the use of pesticides.

Safe food to be conventional food for all





The below links are two articles published in local Jordanian newspapers about the GTFS/REM/070/ITA Project:

1- Jordan News Agency (Petra)

2- Alghad ...

Congratulations to Mr. Ashraf Al Hawamdeh for receiving the International IPM Award of Recognition by the 7th International IPM Awards Committee.

Mr. AlHawamdeh will be recognized during the 7th International IPM Symposium awards luncheon on March 27, 2012 in Memphis, ...

The field guide for Natural Enemies on tomato crop in Syria - prepared by Mr. Mohammed Al-Sayed in 2010 - is now available in the ...

The Field guide for Natural Enemies on apple and grape crops in Syria - prepared by Mr. Mohammed Al-Sayed in 2010 - is now available in the ...


The publication "Voices of IPM Farmers" in now available for download in English and


The GTFS/REM/070/ITA Project Evaluation Report, prepared by the Evaluation Mission which visited the Project activities between 15 February and 20 March 2011, has been technically cleared and can be downloaded from here.

The report provides a positive feeback about the Project and envisage a possible extension of the ...


The new Papers from Iran (IPM versus Conventional Pest Management Practices in Iran) and (Report on Imporving Market Access for the IPM Products) are now available for download in English PDF ...


L'etude de base sur les Agrumes en Algerie" (en francais) par le Dr Bellabas est disponible pour telecharger dans la page "Download"



"L'etude de base sur la Tomate en Algerie" (en francais) par le Pr. Snoussi est disponible pour telecharger dans la page "Download"