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Un nouveau programme céréalier ciblant l’emploi des jeunes au cœur de la stratégie de sécurité alimentaire au Bénin

Le Directeur général de la FAO, M. José Graziano da Silva, a rencontré aujourd’hui Son Excellence Madame Rosemonde Deffon Yakoubou, Représentante Permanente du Bénin auprès de la FAO.

Les entretiens ont porté sur les questions de sécurité alimentaire au Bénin et le chômage des jeunes.

Son Excellence Madame Rosemonde Deffon Yakoubou a déclaré que le Président Yayi Boni  souhaitait que le nouveau programme céréalier que le Bénin prépare en partenariat avec

First Lady highlights the importance of sustainable food systems for a healthy population

16 October 2013, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva held a meeting at FAO headquarters with FAO Special Ambassador for the International Year of Quinoa and First Lady of Peru, Nadine Heredia.

The First Lady was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony of World Food Day, which took place this morning at the Organization’s headquarters. The event was attended by Graziano da Silva, the Minister of Agriculture,

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El encuentro con la Ministra de Desarrollo Rural y Tierras de Bolivia se centra en la cooperación mantenida durante la celebración

15 Octubre 2013, Roma, Italia –El balance sobre el papel de Bolivia y la cooperación con la FAO en el Año Internacional de la Quinua ha centrado la conversación mantenida hoy entre el Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, y la Ministra de Desarrollo Rural y Tierras de Bolivia, Nemesia Achacollo. 

Durante el encuentro mantenido en la sede de la FAO, el Director General ha destacado las

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At the opening of World Food Week, FAO highlights the success of the Italy-funded Food Security through Commercialization of Agriculture Programme

Rome, 14 October 2013 – At a side event on the first day of World Food Week, FAO today showcased the success of Italy-funded projects in East Africa, West Africa, Central America and the Caribbean that are transforming smallholder and family farms into small businesses.

The Food Security through Commercialization of Agriculture programme has been ongoing in 34 countries since 2006, under the technical guidance of FAO’s

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Director-General signs an agreement with the International Co-Operatives Alliance (ICA)

15 October 2013, Rome, Italy – FAO and the International Co-operatives Alliance (ICA)begin a new collaboration with the shared conviction that agricultural and food co-operatives must be central to any agricultural and rural development strategy. A Memorandum of Understanding that underlines this idea was signed today at FAO Headquarters by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and ICA President Pauline Green.

“Co-operatives are back to FAO’s agenda. Bringing