In a recorded statement marking the launch of FAO's flagship annual publication The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA), Graziano da Silva said that although the world
The three-year Memorandum of Agreement, which sets up a framework for future joint activities in those sectors, was signed by Indonesian Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Sharif C. Sutardjo and by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, paying a three-day
27 May 2013, Rome, Italy - En el año 2000, los países miembros de las Naciones Unidas se comprometieron a crear ‘un mundo más pacífico, próspero y justo’ y a ‘liberar a los hombres, mujeres y niños de las condiciones lamentables e inhumanas de la extrema pobreza’. Los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio establecieron metas claras y fueron fundamentales a la hora de aunar esfuerzos e impulsar el
22 May 2013, Rome, Italy – Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with the President of Benin, Yayi Boni, at FAO headquarters.
Graziano da Silva praised Benin for its prioritization of agricultural development, noting that Benin allocated 12 percent of its national budget to agriculture, surpassing the 10 percent level called for by the 2003 Maputo Declaration. According to FAO data, Benin has reduced the undernourishment rate by more than