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
"This medal is struck in your honour. By conferring it, FAO wishes to pay tribute to your life-long dedication to promoting food security and poverty reduction in the People's Republic of China, and in the world,"
The event, convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, brought together political, business, scientific and civil society