2 July 2013, Rome, Italy - A week ago, U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization member states agreed on the agency’s 2014-2015 budget and a new strategic framework, objectives and work program for the next few years.
Before and during FAO’s week-long biannual conference in Rome, the European Union had expressed concerns about the financial health of the organization, and asked for more transparency in its decentralization process.
Is the agency
Addis-Ababa, 1 July 2013 - Heads of State and Government of African Union Member States, together with representatives of international organizations, civil society organizations, private sector, cooperatives, farmers, youths, academia and other partners have unanimously adopted a Declaration to end hunger in Africa by 2025.
The declaration calls for a combination of policies to promote sustainable agricultural development with social protection, for a budgetary allocation
Addis Ababa, 1 July 2013 – FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva called on African leaders to commit to the eradication of hunger by 2025, building on the successes of 11 African countries that have already reached the Millennium Development Goal One hunger-target.
“These countries are an inspiration for all of us. Now that they have charted the course, we must ride this wave of progress. This high-level
29 June 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The decision to end hunger needs to be taken by society as a whole, not by a single organization or a single government, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva told non-state actors at a meeting in Addis Ababa that kicked off the discussions on the need for an unified approach and strengthened partnerships to guarantee food security in Africa.
Over 150 representatives