4 June 2015, Expo Milan (Italy) - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, today met with New Zealand’s Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy, on the margins of the International Agricultural Forum at EXPO Milan, attended by more than 50 agriculture ministers and delegates from more than 100 countries and international organizations.
Research to mitigate methane emissions from livestock
The Minister briefed the Director-General on the country’s progress in the development
27 May 2015, Rome - The number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million – 216 million fewer than in 1990-92 – or around one person out of every nine, according to the latest edition of the annual UN hunger report (The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 - SOFI).
In the developing regions, the prevalence of undernourishment - which measures the proportion of
27 May 2015, Baku - FAO will soon establish a partnership and liaison office in the capital city of Azerbaijan, to help manage a new partnership aimed at boosting the agricultural and rural sector of Azerbaijan and neighboring countries.
Two agreements - formalizing the partnership, and establishing the new office - were signed here recently by Azerbaijan Minister of Agriculture Heydar Asadov and FAO Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva.
FAO's new partnership progamme with Kazakhstan will facilitate international cooperation efforts, bringing FAO and the government together to support of national development goals and priorities as well as assist other countries in
Graziano acknowledged the recent progress of many countries in reducing the