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4 September 2015, Yaoundé, Cameroon – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today today met with representatives of civil society, the private sector and farmers organizations during his visit to Cameroon. He congratulated them for the country’s achievement of the Millenium Development Goals and the World Food Summit hunger targets, stating that this was possible also due to the important work of farmers that account for 80% of the food production

Historic new cooperation program established between government and FAO

4 September 2015, Yaoundé -- Cameroon and FAO today signed two agreements: one creating a $20 million, five-year Partnership Programme aimed at promoting agricultural development in the Central African nation, the other establishing an expanded Partnership and Liaison office here in the capital.

The agreements were signed by Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo Cameroon's Minister of External Relations, Essimi Menye, the country's Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, and FAO Director-General José

Exploring joint activities focusing on the fight against hunger and malnutrition

2 September 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today held talks with Leyla Aliyeva, FAO National Goodwill Ambassador and Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation to explore joint activities focusing on the fight against hunger and malnutrition.

By collaborating with FAO, Aliyeva is commited to promoting global development and sustainable agriculture initiatives, which are among FAO’s key priorities. She also supports FAO in raising awareness on the

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Variedades de papas que los pueblos andinos que las dieron a conocer en todo el mundo creían perdidas, salvaguardadas para siempre

27 de agosto de 2015, Svalbard, Noruega – Distintas variedades de papa -uno de los cultivos básicos más importantes del mundo- quedarán almacenadas a perpetuidad en las profundidades del hielo del Ártico. El Director General de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, ha participado hoy junto a científicos y delegaciones de Perú, Costa Rica y Noruega en

Graziano da Silva y Dilma Rousseff se reúnen en la Embajada de Brasil en Roma

Roma, 10 de julio 2015 – El Director-General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, mantuvo un encuentro con la Presidenta Dilma Rousseff en la Embajada de Brasil en Roma, el viernes 10 de julio, durante el cual el Director General presentó el informe que estima el valor de las inversiones necesarias para erradicar el hambre a nivel global antes del 2030.

Según el documento, divulgado el viernes durante una