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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

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From reducing to eradicating hunger: a new common goal that can make the difference
30 June 2013, Addis Ababa - Africa has vibrant societies that are eager to achieve development and eradicate hunger, agreed African Ministers and other senior officials meeting at the African Union in Addis Ababa today, in the framework of the High Level Meeting of African and international leaders to end hunger in the continent. The Ministers were meeting ahead of the meeting of African Union Heads of State and
African Union, FAO and Lula Institute join forces

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

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Addis Ababa High Level Meeting to agree unified approach

25 June 2013, Rome, Italy - African Union Commission Chair Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva discussed the forthcoming High-Level international meeting on eradicating hunger in Africa in talks at FAO headquarters today.

The two-day High Level meeting, opening in Addis Ababa on June 30, and being attended by African and international leaders, aims to reach agreement on a new, unified approach to ending

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Un nouveau plan d’investissement agricole pour le pays

22 juin 2013, Rome, Italie - Le Directeur général de la FAO,M. José Graziano da Silva, a rencontré le ministre de l’agriculture et du développement rural du Cameroun , M. Essimi Menye, au siège de l’Organisation.

Le Directeur général a mis en exergue la reconnaissance attribuée au Cameroun pour l’atteinte de l’objectif N.1 du millénaire pour le développement, au cours d’une manifestation spéciale organisée en marge de la 38ème session de