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Partnering to boost food and nutrition security around the world

30 May 2017, Brussels - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with Neven Mimica, the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, today on the margins of the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. 

Both principals discussed ongoing joint efforts to boost food and nutrition security around the world as well as to foster sustainable agriculture and initiatives to bolster community resilience in the face of disaster,

A visit to the former Unity State, one of the areas in South Sudan worst hit by the current hunger crisis

26 May 2016, Rome - FAO's José Graziano da Silva and WFP's David Beasley on their visit to the former Unity State, one of the areas in South Sudan worst hit by the current hunger crisis.

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Heads of UN food agencies call for urgent peace

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24 May 2017, Juba, South Sudan - All parties to the conflict in South Sudan must cease violence and work together to ensure that food and other lifesaving support can reach people to end famine and severe hunger, the heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday.

FAO's José Graziano da Silva and WFP's

Graziano da Silva highlights role of parliamentarians in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

25 May 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Blanca Alcalá, President of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (PARLATINO) for talks on the role of parliamentarians in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, especially in the eradication of hunger and all other forms of malnutrition.

Watch her remarks following the meeting (in Spanish):

 

Graziano da Silva meets head of Agricultural Development

24 May 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today met Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Director of Agricultural Development, Nick Austin, for discussions that focused on key role of agricultural innovation to fight hunger and malnutrition.

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