Olive Network

Olive  Network

AARINENA organized an expert consultation meeting at the Olive tree Institute at Sfax-Tunisia in the period 16-18, February, 2004. The meeting was supported by GFAR, FAO and ICARDA. The meeting approved the establishment of a regional cooperative Network for Olive which was hosted by the Olive Tree Institute at Sfax and recommended strengthening Inter-regional cooperation by establishing  linkages with The European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture (ESCORNEA)

The meeting formed three olive technical working groups as follows:

1. Olive production and Protection group hosted by Egypt.

2. Post-harvest processing technologies hosted by Jordan.

3. Socioeconomic and commercialization group hosted by Morocco.

The focal persons were selected from among NGOs, Private sector, research institutions and universities which constitute the coordinating board of the network commonly meets to elect the chairman of the board to approve the work plan for the network.


Attachments related to the Olive Network:

Olive Network – Focal Persons

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