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Consultation takes place during FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific

9 March 2016, Putrajaya, Malaysia – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization today reported progress on a wide-ranging initiative to develop an action programme to help Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Asia and the Pacific improve food nutrition and security, along with rising and shared prosperity.


FAO is seeking guidance from small island developing states on an action programme. This consultation took place during the 33rd Session of

Talks at FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific

9 March 2016, Putrajaya, Malaysia – Representatives of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) meet with FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva during the 33rd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC33), underway in Putrajaya, Malaysia 7-11 March.

The APRC is FAO’s regional governing body, bringing together Ministers of Agriculture and their senior officials from some 46 countries in the region.

Russia presented its new national report on nutrition as follow-up to ICN2

29 February 2016, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Chief State Sanitary Physician of the Russian Federation and Head of Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being (Rospotrebnadzor) Anna Popova to discuss the ways to improve nutrition and food safety. The meeting was a part of the wider technical consultations between FAO and the Russian Federation on nutrition, food safety

Impulso a la investigación y el consumo de la leguminosa andina

24 de febrero de 2016, Roma - El Ministro Coordinador de Conocimiento y Talento Humano de Ecuador, Andrés Arauz, ha presentado hoy al Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, las propiedades nutricionales del chocho, una leguminosa andina que, según el Ministro, puede realizar una importante contribución a la seguridad alimentaria del planeta.

En la primera visita del nuevo Ministro a la FAO, ambos han conversado sobre la

La stabilité: élément clé pour atteindre la sécurité alimentaire au Burundi

19 février 2016, Rome - Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, a rencontré M. Déo-Guide Rurema, Ministre de l’agriculture et de l’élevage du Burundi, au siège de l’Organisation, à Rome.

M. Graziano da Silva et M. Rurema ont évoqué l’importance d’une situation sécuritaire durable au Burundi en faveur du développement et de l’amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au service des populations vulnérables. Selon le Directeur