Lima, Perú, martes 10 de abril de 2012- Luego de reunirse con el presidente peruano, Ollanta Humala, el Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, expresó su apoyo a la iniciativa que busca establecer el derecho a la alimentación como ley, asegurando que la organización prestará todo el apoyo que el país requiera en esta materia.
"La FAO está colaborando con Perú en la elaboración de una ley [...]
New programme aims to improve information for government policy and farmer planning
"Empowering farmers can change their lives. By improving statistics, this programme will contribute to this goal," says FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva. "The programme provides an excellent example of how FAO works with partners to translate global information into concrete results at household, community and country levels. The UK Government's generous support will help deliver enormous benefits to governments around the world and the people they serve," added [...]
Presidente Piñera recibe Director General de la FAO
Santiago de Chile, 03 de marzo de 2012 - Chile está en condiciones de convertirse en un actor importante en la Cooperación Sur- Sur, señaló el Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, luego de reunirse con el Presidente de Chile, Sebastian Piñera, en el Palacio de La Moneda. [...]
Regional Conference also establishes priorities for FAO action in Latin America and the Caribbean
30 March 2012, Buenos Aires - In response to a call by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, countries of Latin America and the Caribbean reaffirmed their commitment to the eradication of hunger during the 32nd Regional Conference that concluded today in Buenos Aires.
"This initiative belongs to the countries and should be embraced by all: governments, parliaments, civil society and the private and academic sectors, because fighting [...]
Match Day Against Hunger from 30 March – 2 April
28 March 2012, Brussels, Nyon, Rome - The "Professional Football Against Hunger" campaign is coming to hundreds of European football stadiums with the message that action is needed now to avert a humanitarian disaster in the Sahel region of Africa, where a food and nutrition crisis caused by drought, chronic poverty, high food prices, displacement and conflict is affecting millions of people.
Promoted by the Association of European [...]
Graziano da Silva participa en la XXXII Conferencia Regional de la FAO
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 28 de marzo de 2011 – “Porque creemos que el hambre puede y debe ser erradicada, fuimos la primera región en asumir este objetivo”, señaló José Graziano da Silva, Director General de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura, FAO, durante la reunión de ministros de agricultura de la XXXII Conferencia Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe.
Funding needed to build strength against crisis
23 March 2012, Rome - FAO today urgently appealed for $50 million to cover the funding gap for priority agricultural and pastoral activities that must be carried out in the Horn of Africa before and during the next planting season, which coincides with the rainy season from April to June.
The funding is needed to implement a 90-day plan to give farmers and pastoralists the means [...]
On World Water Day, UN community says better management of finite water resources is key to feeding the world
22 March 2012, Rome - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that producing enough food to feed the world's rapidly growing population will require the international community to ensure the sustainable use of the world's "most critical finite resource," water.
"Unless we increase our capacity to use water wisely in agriculture, we will fail to end hunger and we will open the door to a range [...]
Highlights role South-South Cooperation can play in Asia and Pacific
Hanoi, Viet Nam, 21 March 2012 – Vowing to take a new approach to ending hunger, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has called for sustainable increases in farm production and fairer and more inclusive food and agricultural systems.
Intensifying agriculture in harmony with the environment is the centrepiece of the new approach urged by FAO, he told the Organization’s Regional [...]
Dhaka, 20 March 2012 - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, visited Bangladesh from 18 to 20 March, in his first official visit to the country.
The Director-General met the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and reassured her of FAO’s increased support to Bangladesh, especially in achieving comprehensive food security, improving nutrition and food safety, and combating avian influenza.
Graziano da Silva also met with the ministers of Foreign Relations, Finance, Agriculture, [...]
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