Addressing migration requires investments in sustainable rural development

Rome - FAO welcomed the new report published recently by WFP on food security, conflict and international migration.

"The WFP report is an important contribution to the debate and analysis of some of the fundamental drivers of migration especially those related to conflict and food insecurity," said Kostas Stamoulis, FAO Assistant Director-General. Economic and Social Development Department.

Making migration a choice rather than a necessity implies the creation of alternative and resilient livelihood opportunities," Stamoulis said.

Some 50 Syrian Companies to Take Part in the 4th Techno Build Expo.

DAMASCUS, (ST) - The fourth International Building Technology Exhibition (Techno Build4), which is organized by the Syrian International Marketing Organization (SIEMA), will be launched on Monday at the DAMA Rose Hotel in Damascus. The event will be sponsored by the Ministry of Public Works and Housing and supported by the Engineers Syndicate.

"The three-day exhibition is part of a series of reconstruction exhibitions involving about 50 Syrian companies," said Mowafak Tayyarah, General Director of the organizing foundation of the exhibition.

Syrian Businessmen to Participate in the Philippines Food Products Expo.

Aleppo, (ST) - A delegation represents Syrian industrialists and businessmen will participate in the biennial Philippine International Food Products Exhibition, which opens on May 19.

“Ahmad Ajameyeh,a participant in the exhibition said that the Syrian participation in the exhibition, which is one of the most important exhibitions in Asia and characterized by the wide participation of food companies in its activities, is a step to consolidate relations between the two countries. The event, he added, is an opportunity to explore new markets, whether for import or export activities.

Syrian, Iranian Industrial Cooperation

 Tehran,( ST) - The Iranian Minister of Industry, Eng. Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh, discussed today with Syrian Ambassador in Tehran Dr. Adnan Mahmoud ways to carry out the memorandum of understanding between the two countries regarding the establishment of joint industrial projects in the sectors of cement, tractors and the assembly of buses, trucks, cable production lines, medicines and dairy.

 During the meeting, they also discussed the contribution to the rehabilitation of the production sector, provision of raw materials, the requirements of the production process of the industrial companies and including the lists of goods excluded in the free trade agreement and the establishment of joint exhibitions.

Participants in Servex Expo 2017: Syrian Economy is Improving

 Damascus,(ST) – During the three- day of the International Exhibition for the Services of Companies and Businessmen “Servex 2017”, Syrian and Arab companies in the various economic and media sectors of banks, consulting companies, customs clearance, aviation, media sites and institutions have proved the strength of the Syrian economy and the ability to return to promote its products and activities and meet the needs of businessmen, traders and industrialists which contribute to the development of the national economy. Some 60 companies took part in the event which concluded its activities on Tuesday.