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Agencies discuss enhanced potential of nuclear sciences for food and agriculture

21 October 2014, Rome - FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva today met the new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Deputy Director General and Head of Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, Aldo Malavasi.

The IAEA is the world’s center of cooperation in the nuclear field.

Da Silva and Malavasi discussed the successful cooperation through the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture.

“Governments must pursue integrated rural development as the basis for modern agriculture” – John Kufuor

17 October 2014, Rome - The public sector must pursue integrated rural development as the basis for modernized and commercial agriculture, former President of the Republic of Ghana John Kufuor said at FAO yesterday a meeting with its Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, yesterday.

“The public sector should provide the environment for the private sector, the farmers, to grow efficiently and this the public sector can do by pursuing integrated

Graziano da Silva addresses private sector representatives attending the CFS

16 October 2015, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, urged private sector representatives to contribute to the creation of conditions that ensure responsible investments in food production and agriculture.

“Investment is a private decision. It’s your decision. You are the only ones responsible for investments, which however need an enabling environment,” the FAO Director-General said speaking to members of the Private Sector Mechanism partnership attending the Committee on

"We are committed to working together to achieve greater results in South-South Cooperation," Minister Han says

14 October 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General today lauded China’s achievements in fighting hunger and malnutrition during a meeting with the country's Agriculture Minister, Han Changfu. 

China has already achieved the first Millennium Development Goal hunger target of halving the proportion its population experiencing chronic hunger between 1990 and the end of 2015.

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang is set to deliver a speech these accomplishments and China's contribution to global

'Este resultado no es una casualidad', afirma el Viceministro de Desarrollo Social y Lucha contra el Hambre en FAO

13 de octubre 2014, Roma – El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha mantenido hoy un encuentro con el Viceministro de Desarrollo Social y Lucha contra el Hambre de Brasil, Marcelo Cardona, que se encuentra en Roma para participar en el Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria (CSA) que ha comenzado hoy en la sede de la Organización.

Los excepcionales avances realizados por Brasil en la lucha contra

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