29 April 2013, Rome, Italy - In a letter to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, Pope Francis has urged the international community’s commitment to help the poorest.
“I encourage the determined and effective commitment of the international community to help the poorest,” the Pope wrote, saying that he would pray for the successful work of the United Nations and the FAO.
“I ask the Lord to give you clarity and
26 April 2013, Rome - FAO's governing Council today approved two new Strategies aimed at strengthening FAO's partnerships with civil society organizations on the one hand and the private sector on the other.
The Strategies provide a framework for FAO's work with private and civil society partners in pursuit of the Organization's Strategic Objectives and the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition.
24 April 2013, Rome, Italy - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today expressed satisfaction at the work of FAO’s 27th Regional Conference for Africa at a meeting with its Chairman, Republic of Congo Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Rigobert Maboundou.
Graziano da Silva congratulated Maboundou for his leadership of the Conference and for mobilizing the African community in support of FAO’s Immediate Plan of Action for FAO renewal. All the
Taking part in the Council "has allowed me to grasp the full extent of the measures being implemented by the
23 April 2013, Rome - FAO recognizes Nicaragua's great efforts in the fight against hunger, FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva told Nicaragua's Foreign Minister Samuel Santos López today. They held a bilateral meeting at FAO headquarters during FAO's governing Council session taking place this week.
Between 1990 and 2010, Nicaragua reduced the prevalence of undernourishment in the country from 55.1% to 20.1%, thus successfully meeting Millennium