Today, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso met in Brussels with the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, José
11 October 2012, Brussels, Belgium - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and senior EU officials stressed the importance of strengthening governance of global food security, during talks in the European Commission in Brussels.
On Wednesday, the Director-General met with the EU Commissioners for Development, Andris Piebalgs; for Agriculture, Dacian Ciolos; and Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki. They agreed that the reformed Committee of World Food
9 October 2012, Rome - Nearly 870 million people, or one in eight, were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012, according to the new UN hunger report released today.
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2012 (SOFI), jointly published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), presents better
4 October 2012, Ulaanbaator, Mongolia – In his first official mission to Mongolia, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and the President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj agreed to strengthen cooperation in the fields of food security and agriculture in Mongolia and abroad.
The Director-General and the Minister of Industry and Agriculture of Mongolia, Khaltmaa Battulga, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to this effect, bolstering joint efforts to defeat