7 February 2015, Milan - With its theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" the 2015 World Expo offers a chance to mobilize public opinion around the pressing need to make the eradication of hunger and malnutrition central pillars of the global development agenda, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told world leaders gathered here today.
Speaking at a high-level event organized by the Italian government
5 February, 2015, Rome - FAO will open a Liaison Office in Moscow in order to strengthen cooperation links between the Russian Federation and the Organization in the areas of agriculture and food security.
Under the terms of a Host Country Agreement signed today at FAO headquarters, the new office is set to open later this year.
"The opening of the liaison office opens up new partnership opportunities
Roma, 3 de febrero de 2015 – El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, destacó el rol fundamental de los pueblos indígenas en la lucha por la seguridad alimentaria y el desarrollo sostenible durante una reunión de alto nivel sobre Sistemas alimentarios indígenas, agroecología y directrices voluntarias de tenencia de la tierra, la pesca y los bosques celebrada en la sede de la Organización en Roma.
At the close of the deadline yesterday, 31 January, the only nomination received from member countries of FAO was that of the Government of Brazil, which had put forward the name of
31 January 2015, Addis Ababa - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with the President of the Republic of Malawi, Arthur Peter Mutharika, on the sidelines of the African Union summit
The Director-general expressed his sympathy with the government and population of Malawi which is affected by serious floods. Some 170,000 people have fallen victim to this natural disaster and FAO has been supporting the country in this emergency