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Director-General sees the country’s vertical farming system as a new opportunity for agricultural development

5 September 2014, Singapore – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has praised the innovative efforts on food security and food safety undertaken by Singapore, during his first official visit to one of FAO’s newest member countries.

During the visit Graziano da Silva noted how FAO and Singapore are committed to boosting food security and food safety in Singapore as well as in the wider region, by using, for example,

High-level talks focus on food security, small-scale fisheries and nutrition in the SIDS

4 September 2014, Apia, Samoa - FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva has reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to address food and nutritional insecurity and sustainable livelihood programs in the Small Island Developing States in a series of high-level bilateral meetings on the margins of the SIDS Conference, held in Apia, Samoa.

During talks with heads of state, government leaders and other top officials, the FAO Director-General also stressed the need

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"Queremos algo más que la supervivencia. Luchamos por el desarrollo sostenible”, asegura el Director General de la FAO en la cumbre de los PEID en Samoa
3 de septiembre de 2014, Apia, Samoa/Roma – Enfrentarse al cambio climático debe ser visto como algo más que una cuestión de supervivencia para los pequeños países insulares: la comunidad internacional debe considerarlo un reto que requiere actuar unidos y aunar esfuerzos para cambiar a un modelo sostenible de desarrollo, dijo hoy el Director General de la FAO José Graziano da Silva.
 
"El cambio climático está
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FAO Director-General addresses 6th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations

29 August 2014, Bali – “Hunger leads to conflict and conflict exacerbates hunger,” FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today at the 6th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC).

The two-day (29-30 August) event is being held in Bali, Indonesia under the theme “Unity in Diversity: Celebrating Diversity for Common and Shared Values”.

Participants include UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, political

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“Sin paz no se puede acabar con el hambre, y sin acabar con el hambre no puede haber paz”
25 de agosto de 2014, Roma – Un mayor esfuerzo por acabar el hambre y la malnutrición en el mundo permitirá obtener un “dividendo de paz”, al disminuir las presiones que generan el malestar social y los conflictos civiles, según señaló hoy la FAO.
 
Al anunciar la participación de la FAO en un “Partido por la Paz” de carácter interreligioso y con grandes