AMIS Meetings

Contact us

AMIS Secretariat
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome, Italy

Tel: (+39) 06 570 52057
Fax: (+39) 06 570 53152
Email: AMIS-Secretariat@fao.org

Events

Technical workshop: Improving Rice Data in Thailand and the Philippines

16-17 December 2013
Bangkok, Thailand
Organized as part of an AMIS capacity building project, this joint workshop with technical focal points of Thailand and the Philippines helped identify good practices, gaps, and possible improvements in rice data collection.

Fourth meeting of the Global Food Market Information Group

1-2 October 2013
FAO Headquarters, Rome
The IG group meets twice per year to review the progress of AMIS and discuss issues of relevance to this Group, including the collection of the latest supply and demand data, preparation of forecasts, establishment of indicators and capacity development initiatives.

3rd AMIS Steering Committee

30 September 2013
FAO Headquarters, Rome
Third meeting of the AMIS Steering Committee, a decision-making body for the AMIS Secretariat.

2nd AMIS Steering Committee

23 April 2013
OECD, Paris
Second meeting of the AMIS Steering Committee, a decision-making body for the AMIS Secretariat.

Second meeting of the Rapid Response Forum

20 February 2013
World Bank, Washington DC

Second meeting of the Global Food Market Information Group

2-4 October 2012
FAO Headquarters, Rome
The second meeting of the Global Food Market Information Group featured discussions with the private sector, reviewed the work plan for the second year of AMIS and included an in-depth examination of potential market and policy indicators.

1st AMIS Steering Commitee

1 October 2012
FAO Headquarters, Rome
First meeting of the AMIS Steering Committee, a decision-making body for the AMIS Secretariat.

First meeting of the Rapid Response Forum

11 April 2012
Mexico City
The first meeting of the Rapid Response Forum discussed the Concept Paper of the Forum and considered the market situation and outlook for AMIS commodities.

First meeting of the Global Food Market Information Group

9-10 February 2012
FAO Headquarters, Rome
This first meeting aims to review procedures and tools that individual country members use for drawing national supply and demand balances for AMIS commodities and establish the bases for an agreed methodology.

AMIS Secretariat Expert Meeting on Defining Abnormal Market Conditions

19-20 December 2011
FAO Headquarters, Rome
A meeting of experts from international organisations was convened to work towards defining and developing a set of indicators to measure abnormal market conditions, alert processes and AMIS Outputs.

AMIS inception meeting

15-16 September 2011
FAO Headquarters, Rome
The first meeting of the AMIS secretariat discussed the mechanisms for setting up the Agricultural Market Information System.