Raising Awareness of Agriculture Risk Management 

Understanding the importance of developing and strengthening capacities in Agriculture Risk Management (ARM) was central to a webinar hosted by ESCAP, the Platform for Agriculture Risk Management (PARM) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) elearning Academy. Held on 26 May, the panelists demonstrated the benefits of adopting a holistic and integrated risk management strategy and shared their experiences with capacity development activities for managing agricultural risks. The technical webinars also allowed participants to interact with UN experts, university professors, researchers and fellow participants throughout the world.