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10,2 millones de personas en situación de inseguridad alimentaria por las pérdidas en las cosechas y la ganadería provocadas por El Niño. Llamamiento para obtener 50 millones de dólares
15 de enero de 2016, Roma - El episodio más fuerte de El Niño en las últimas décadas ha causado la pérdida repetida de cosechas, diezmado los rebaños y empujado a cerca de 10,2 millones de personas en Etiopía a la inseguridad alimentaria, según informó hoy la FAO al presentar su plan de respuesta de emergencia para proteger con urgencia el ganado y rehabilitar la producción agrícola en este
FAO Director-General meets Iranian Parliamentarians

18 December 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met a group of Iranian lawmakers for talks that focused on the fundamental role of Parliaments in ensuring the broad consensus, sustained political will, adequate budget allocation and effective accountability needed to ensure the Right to Food by all.

Graziano da Silva welcomed the delegation and highlighted the excellent historical relation of FAO with the Islamic Republic of

FAO DG and German agriculture minister discuss Middle East resilience, fisheries and COP21

15 December 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Germany’s Minister for Food and Agriculture, Christian Schmidt, for talks that focused on the close linkages between nutrition and food security and global security in the context of escalating conflicts and growing migration.

Amidst growing concerns about further worsening food security situation largely due to massively declining food production in Syria, the Minister said Germany is looking

Abdelouahab Zaid receives title for outstanding work in date protection and production and sustainable agriculture

15 December 2015, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today appointed Professor Abdelouahab Zaid as FAO Goodwill Ambassador for in the United Arab Emirates, in recognition of his outstanding work in the area of date palm production and protection as well as his support for the sustainable development of the Emirates’ agricultural sector.

Professor Zaid has worked extensively in the field of date palm propagation and production. FAO

New office to focus on support to farmers, climate change and natural resource conservation, statistics, veterinary reform and food safety

10 December 2015, Tirana, Albania FAO’s newly established office in Albania was inaugurated today, in the presence of Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti and FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva. The office – FAO’s first on the Balkans – will coordinate FAO projects in national priority areas such as support to farmers, climate change and natural resource conservation, statistics, veterinary reform and food safety.

During his two-day visit to