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Parties sign first agreement since country joined FAO in 2013
8 June 2015, Rome - Singapore and FAO will work together to improve food and nutrition security in Southeast Asia, with a special focus on food safety and fisheries, according to a new agreement signed today - the first since the city-state joined the Organization in 2013.

Improving the health and safety of food, including street foods, and combating illegal, unreported and unregulated
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President addresses FAO Conference

8 June 2015, Rome - Poverty lies at the root of hunger, and active state policies directed at eradicating inequality are the most effective way to eradicate malnutrition, Argentina President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said here today.

Those who suffer hunger are those who can't afford to buy food, and so we believe we must focus on that aspect," she told government representatives gathered at FAO's

Norway’s Minister for Agriculture and Food in talks with FAO’s Director-General

8 June 2015, Rome – Norway’s Minister for Agriculture and Food, Sylvi Listhaug, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, held talks today that focused on fighting hunger, promoting sustainable agriculture and addressing climate change.

“This is my first visit to FAO so I was very interested to learn about the work that the Organization is doing, and what is on the agenda,” Minister Listhaug said following her meeting with

El impulso al Plan de Seguridad Alimentaria, Nutrición y Erradicación del Hambre 2025 centra el encuentro

Roma, 8 de junio de 2015 - El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha mantenido hoy un encuentro con  el Ministro para la Agricultura y Ganadería, Orestes Fredesman Ortéz Andrade.

“Hemos intercambiado impresiones sobre los desafíos que tenemos en El Salvador y las oportunidades de cooperación con la FAO”, ha afirmado el Ministro tras el encuentro.

Plan de Seguridad Alimentaria, Nutrición y Erradicación del Hambre 2025 de

Agreement takes place within framework of South-South Cooperation

8 June 2015, Rome – The Islamic Republic of Iran and FAO are strengthening their joint capacity-development efforts aimed at improving nutrition, increasing agricultural productivity and reducing rural poverty at a global and regional level.

This follows a Letter of Intent signed today by Iran’s Minister for Jihad-e-Agriculture, Mahmoud Hojjati, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva.

In particular, activities linked to the agreement will take place within the framework of