This is one of the key messages that FAO is transmitting this week at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.
The remarks came during a high-level panel discussion at the International Expo 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea. UN Secretary-General Ban
30 July, Lisbon, Portugal - Ending hunger is not a puzzle. Nor does it require much time or large investment. And there’s an example: Brazil significantly reduced the problem with its Zero Hunger programme. Its primary instigator was former President Lula da Silva, but he was also assisted by José Graziano da Silva, the current Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
"One of the great challenges we have today is to use academic knowledge to understand and
13 July 2012, Rome - FAO's Director General José Graziano da Silva, the Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet, the Executive Director of WFP, Ertharin Cousin, and representatives of IFAD participated in a high-level meeting at the WFP headquarters to discuss a 5-year multi-agency programme to empower rural women.
In this collaborative programme, entitled “Accelerating progress towards the economic empowerment of rural women”, FAO is joining forces with IFAD, WFP