September 23: A hunger-free world is possible "within our lifetimes" if current development partnerships can be strengthened and expanded, declared FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva on Monday at the MDG Success: Accelerating Action and Partnering for Impact high-level forum at UN Headquarters in New York.
Hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, the forum aims to accelerate action on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by highlighting successful development partnerships and
23 September 2013, Rome, Italy – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva is in New York this week for the opening of the 68th UN General Assembly with the message that real change in society – especially the end of hunger – only occurs when many social actors join forces.
In addition to talks with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and bilateral meetings, the Director-General is expected to participate
An agreement signed at FAO headquarters sets out how the organizations will work together on development projects in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. The projects will improve the income of
The two organizations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) also aimed at improving farming innovation exchange, strengthening small-holder households to gain better access to agricultural and rural financial services
18 September 2013, Rome, Italy – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, met Henri Djombo, Minister of Forest Economy and Sustainable Development of the Republic of Congo, on 18 September.
Both leaders exchanged views on issues of common interest, including a proposal by Congo to improve coordination among the world’s three tropical forest basins. In this context, Graziano da Silva underlined that the issue had also been raised during his