10 July 2014, Rome – “Poverty should not belong to any human society, it should only be seen in museums, ” Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus said at an FAO Partnerships Dialogue on the concept of ‘Social Business for Sustainable Solutions,’ held today.
“I share many beliefs with FAO Director-General. He wants to achieve the Zero Hunger challenge and I want to bring poverty to zero,” he said, noting that
4 July 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, met today with the Rabobank Foundation Managing Director, Pierre van Hedel, to discuss progress made in three joint projects in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.
“FAO’s research and technical expertise and Rabobank’s business orientation combined are bringing great results in the field,” the Rabobank Foundation Managing Director said in remarks after the meeting. “Our mutual competences have been brought together
3 July 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with the EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, at the Organization’s headquarters in Rome.
They discussed the fruitful cooperation involving FAO and the EU on a number of crucial issues for food security and nutrition. “National governments need to develop a global vision of agriculture and give it the importance it deserves, empowering its agriculture ministers in
2 July 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Hilal Elver, the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food of the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) and agreed to work together on their complementary mandates.