15 March 2015, Rome – Two date palm oases in the United Arab Emirates have joined a growing number of ecosystems that are formally recognized by FAO for their importance as repositories of genetic resources, biodiversity and cultural heritage.
The Al Ain and Liwa oases are known as marvels of ancient hydrology and their date groves form the center of date
10 March 2015, Santiago de Chile - The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have aligned their efforts under a common
5 March 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met the Secretary-General of the Community of the Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP), Murade Isaac Murargy, to review the achievements and the challenges of the technical cooperation agreement signed by both organizations one year ago.
With a total allocated contribution of $500,000 USD, the agreement established a programme to support CPLP and its governments, parliaments and
27 February 2015, Nassau - Agriculture, particularly family farming, is crucial for Caribbean countries to achieve food security as they face climate change and other challenges, and can also spur their economic development by creating jobs, especially for youth, according to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva.
In a statement to a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government summit in the Bahamas on Thursday, he stressed how over
25 February 2015, Rome – A newly released report highlights the depth and breadth of the transformational changes taking place across the Organization. The 2014 Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) report finds that FAO has taken concrete measures and demonstrated strong executive leadership to instil a results-oriented culture at both the organizational and country level.
“FAO is in the process of making