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President of Angola meets with FAO's Graziano da Silva
30 January 2013, Luanda - The Republic of Angola will contribute to the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund designed to boost efforts to eradicate hunger in the region, President José Eduardo Dos Santos announced today.

"Angola cannot be absent from the fight against hunger," said President Dos Santos during a meeting in Luanda with the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, José Graziano da Silva.

29 January 2013, Santiago de Chile - FAO Director General promotes agricultural production and hunger eradication agenda in the Caribbean.

Graziano da Silva said that the high levels of food imports in the Caribbean are not sustainable in terms of food security. He discussed the matter with the Presidents of Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba, Guyana, Haiti and the Secretary General of CARICOM. 

The Director-General of FAO met with the Secretary General

FAO Director-General meets with Raul Castro, President of Cuba, as Cuba assumes the Pro-tempore Presidency of CELAC.

27 January 2013, Santiago de Chile - The FAO Director General gave his full support and offered FAO’s technical cooperation and experience in agricultural development and food security to Raul Castro, President of the Council of State and Ministers of Cuba, a nation that assumes the Pro-tempore Presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC.

During the CELAC-European Union Summit, which was held in Santiago de Chile, José

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The 26-28 January summit brings together 60 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and the EU

26 January 2013, Santiago de Chile - "There can be no sustainable development in the world while millions of people go hungry," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today, referring to the central theme being discussed here by presidents and heads of state of Latin America and the Caribbean and the European Union, at the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States-EU Summit.

"The countries gathered here

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Consumers, industry, government can all help to reduce 1.3 billion tonnes of yearly waste and losses
22 January 2012, Geneva/Rome - Simple actions by consumers and food retailers can dramatically cut the 1.3 billion tonnes of food lost or wasted each year and help shape a sustainable future, according to a new global campaign to cut food waste launched today by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and partners.


The Think.Eat.Save. Reduce Your Foodprint campaign is in support of the SAVE