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“Este reconocimiento va al desarrollo rural y a la lucha contra el hambre” – Director General de la FAO

5 Abril 2014 Bucarest, Rumania – El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha recibido hoy un doctorado “Honoris Causa”por la Universidad de Ciencias Agrícolas y Medicina Veterinaria de Bucarest por sus logros y excepcional compromiso en la lucha contra el hambre.

“Un homenaje a una persona es siempre un reconocimiento a las ideas y a las causas a las que dedicó su vida. En

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La FAO incrementa el apoyo a la agricultura familiar, a empresas agrícolas más inclusivas, menores pérdidas y desperdicio de alimentos y a la “malnutrición cero” en la región

4 de abril de 2014, Bucarest – Reconociendo la coexistencia en la región de Europa y Asia Central de agricultura mecanizada en gran escala junto a una agricultura familiar más tradicional, la Conferencia Regional de la FAO -celebrada esta semana en Bucarest- aprobó dos iniciativas de carácter general de la Organización a desarrollar en 2014-15: fortalecer las explotaciones agrícolas familiares y de los pequeños campesinos, y

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Ambassador welcomes the commemoration of the International Year of Family Farming

3 April 2014, Bucharest, Romania – Strengthening cooperation with FAO and expanding FAO programmes in Uzbekistan – particularly on irrigation, water management and food safety issues  – were the focus of FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva’s meeting today with the Ilhomjon Nematov, Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.

The meeting was conducted on the sidelines of the 29th FAO Regional Conference for Europe, which is the Organization’s

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Discussion underlines the importance of family farming in the country

3 April 2014, Bucharest, Romania – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Krystyna Gurbel, Undersecretary of State of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Poland.

The encounter took place on the margins of the 29th FAO Regional Conference for Europe, which is the Organization’s regional governing body for Europe and Central Asia.

The Undersecretary of State expressed the interest of the Polish Government in celebrating the

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Graziano da Silva meets Deputy Minister of Agriculture at the 29th FAO Regional Conference for Europe

3 April 2014, Bucharest, Romania – On the margins of the 29th FAO Regional Conference for Europe, which is the Organization’s governing body for the Europe and Central Asia region, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with Ilham Guliyev, Deputy Minister for Agriculture of Azerbaijan.

Graziano da Silva noted Azerbaijan’s status as an emerging donor and called upon the nation to actively cooperate with FAO.

The Deputy Minister said the