7 March 2013, Lilongwe/Rome - FAO and the European Union have reaffirmed their commitment to working closely together to tackle food insecurity in Africa and support sustainable agricultural development across the continent.
At the end of a three-day joint visit to Malawi with EU Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said that encouraging diversification in the agricultural sector and improving market access would have a huge
06 March 2013, Lilongwe – Crop diversification, increasing the productivity and production of farmers through small-scale irrigation projects, improving local market systems, and other actions being implemented by the government could give a strong push to the eradication of hunger and malnutrition in Malawi, Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today, following a high-level discussion with President Joyce Banda of Malawi and EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs.
5 March 2013, Brussels/Rome/Lilongwe - During a high level visit to Malawi, EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, and José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), met today with President Joyce Banda to discuss the country's challenges on nutrition and food security, and to underline ongoing EU and FAO support in this area.
Malawi has made progress in the fight against hunger but
In a Memorandum of Understanding signed here today, and building on years of collaboration, the two organizations formally pledged to engage in "a strategic partnership, building on the institutional strengths of both organizations, in order to increase the