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« Madagascar doit s’unir à la communauté internationale pour pousser ce nouvel élan vers une amélioration de la nutrition» - M. Roland Ravatomanga

Rome, 19 novembre 2014--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, a rencontré aujourd’hui M. Roland Ravatomanga, ministre malgache de l’agriculture et du développement rural, en marge de la 2ème Conférence internationale sur la nutrition qui se tient du 19 au 21 novembre au siège de la FAO, à Rome.

Le Directeur général a remercié le ministre de sa présence a la CIN2 et de l’effort fait

Russia strongly supports endorsement of Declaration on Nutrition

19 November 2014, 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, attending the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome.

The Director-General thanked the Russian Federation for its strong political support to the ICN2 as well as its generous contribution of

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).

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