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"How we eat and what we eat are basic principles and key indicators to track progress in achieving better nutrition outcomes"- Queen Letizia

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), José Graziano da Silva and Her Majesty the Queen of Spain, Letizia Ortiz Rocasonalo, met today at FAO headquarters. Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization, Oleg Chestnov, was also present at the meeting.

Both Her Majesty the Queen of Spain and FAO'S Director-General highlighted the importance of the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and its Framework for Action, approved by Member

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Pontiff addresses political leaders at the Second International Conference on Nutrition
20 November 2014, Rome - Pope Francis told politicians from around the world to view food and nutrition and the environment as global public issues at a time when nations are more tightly linked with each other than ever before.

"When solidarity is lacking in one country, it's felt around the world," he said.

He told delegates from the 172 nations attending
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Ministers and top officials from over 170 countries endorse political Declaration and Framework for Action to tackle hunger and obesity at Second International Conference on Nutrition

19 November 2014, Rome - In a major step towards eradicating malnutrition worldwide, over 170 countries today made a number of concrete commitments and adopted a series of recommendations on policies and investments aimed at ensuring that all people have access to healthier and more sustainable diets.

Ministers and senior officials responsible for health, food or agriculture and other aspects of nutrition adopted the

« De nombreux programmes ont été lancés sur le terrain dans le cadre de la collaboration FAO-Gabon » - Dr. Youssouf Sidibé Nzenguet-A-Kassa

Rome, 19 novembre 2014--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, a rencontré aujourd’hui M. Youssouf Sidibé Nzenguet-A-Kassa, ministre délégué chargé de la santé de la République gabonaise, en marge de la 2ème Conférence internationale sur la nutrition qui se tient du 19 au 21 novembre au siège de la FAO, à Rome.

Le Directeur général a salué les efforts du gouvernement gabonais qui ont permis de

« Madagascar doit s’unir à la communauté internationale pour pousser ce nouvel élan vers une amélioration de la nutrition» - M. Roland Ravatomanga

Rome, 19 novembre 2014--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, a rencontré aujourd’hui M. Roland Ravatomanga, ministre malgache de l’agriculture et du développement rural, en marge de la 2ème Conférence internationale sur la nutrition qui se tient du 19 au 21 novembre au siège de la FAO, à Rome.

Le Directeur général a remercié le ministre de sa présence a la CIN2 et de l’effort fait

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