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FAO Director-General welcomes agreement on Declaration and Framework for Action to be adopted at Second International Conference on Nutrition

12 October 2014, Rome - Reaching an important milestone in the fight against global malnutrition, countries today agreed on policies aimed at ensuring that people around the world have access to healthier diets.

Following a series of intense negotiations representatives of FAO and World Health Organization (WHO) member countries reached consensus on a political Declaration and a voluntary

El Ministro Ortez participa como ponente en el Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial

13 de octubre de 2014, Roma - El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha mantenido hoy un encuentro con el Ministro para la Agricultura y Ganadería de El Salvador, Orestes Fredesman Ortez Andrade, que participará como ponente en la sesión dedicada al Derecho a la Alimentación del Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial (CSA), que abrió hoy su 41º período de sesiones.

“El apoyo de la FAO

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FAO Director-General opens the annual forum of the International Food Security and Nutrition Civil Society Mechanism (CSM)
11 October 2014, Rome - Civil society plays a crucial role helping building consensus, giving a voice to the hungry, representing society’s diversity and being a part of international decision-making processes, FAO Director-General told civil society representatives today at the Organization’s headquarters, where they began the annual forum of the International Civil Society Mechanism, a vehicle for non-state actors to participate in policy making. 
“Reaching consensus is important because it
“We aim at making the non-oil sector the locomotive of our economy,” minister says

9 October 2014, Rome - Development of agriculture is the main target of Azerbaijan’s economic policy, the country’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev, said today during a visit to FAO headquarters in Rome.

Azerbaijan has made great progress in reforming and developing its agricultural sector and improving national food security, an effort for which FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva praised President Ilham Aliyev during his

“FAO Director-General is a true friend of the Pacific,” minister says

8 October 2014, Rome - Tonga is working on a new agriculture sector plan and is pleased to be working with FAO on improving its fishing industry, Sangster Saulala, Minister for Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Fisheries of the island nation, said in Rome.

Sangster Saulala, in Rome to attend the Third Ministerial Meeting on Governance and International Commodity Markets, met with FAO Director-General afterwards to discuss current and future areas