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La agricultura familiar centra la conversación con Nemesia Achacollo

19 de Noviembre de 2014, Roma - El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha mantenido hoy un encuentro con la Ministra de Desarrollo Rural y Tierras de Bolivia, Nemesia Achacollo, quien se encuentra en Roma para asistir a la Segunda Conferencia Internacional sobre Nutrición (CIN2) que se celebra hasta el 21 de noviembre en la sede de la FAO.

Entre otros asuntos, el Director General y

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Private sector stresses need for partnership to tackle global nutrition challenges

19 November 2014, Rome - Governments need to lead the way against hunger and malnutrition, but this effort must be collective and involve parliamentarians, civil society and the private sector, according to FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva.

Speaking at a private sector pre-event on the eve of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), Graziano da Silva stressed "the common responsibility to ensure food security and

“Still today many people go hungry to bed every evening. People die and suffer from malnutrition.”- Sharon Dijksma

19 November 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Her Excellency Sharon Dijksma, Minister for Agriculture for The Netherlands, who is here in Rome to attend the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) taking place this week.

The ICN2 is an inclusive inter-governmental meeting on nutrition jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

The two main

“Nutrition is central to Africa’s inclusive socio-economic development” – King Letsie III

19 November 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho, who is here in Rome to attend the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) taking place this week.

King Letsie III is the Champion of Nutrition for the African Union (AU), and represents the 54 heads of State who are members of the AU.


The ICN2

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Inter-Parliamentary Union’s meeting comes ahead of Second International Conference on Nutrition in Rome

18 November 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today urged lawmakers from around the world meeting in Rome to play their part in transforming into positive results the commitments to provide healthier diets for all people which governments are expected to adopt at this week's global nutrition conference.

"Improving nutrition requires a collective effort. It requires well-designed laws that improve food systems, ensure healthy diets and