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New greenhouses boost seedling and fresh vegetable production

7 April 2014, Braviceni, Moldova – Moldovan farmer Dumitru Caraman gave Director-General José Grazianoda Silva an insight into how he grew a successful agricultural business as the FAO chief visited Braviceni village, Orhei, in the centre of the country.

Dumitru started producing vegetable seedlings in just a few square meters about 10 years ago. Year by year, he has built new greenhouses and expanded to 3 000 square meters in

The Organization will establish a representation in Chisinau

7 April 2014 Chisinau, Moldova – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and the Minister for Agriculture and Food Industry of the Republic of Moldova Vasile Bumacov signed today a host country agreement, under which FAO will establish a permanent representation in Chisinau.  

Following the successful deliberations of the FAO Regional Conference for Europe in Bucharest, Graziano da Silva travelled to Moldova to discuss ways the Organization can further

“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