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Raising awareness on hunger and malnutrition

24 June 2015, Moscow The Russian news agency TASS and FAO have agreed to work together to raise public awareness on issues related to food security, food safety and nutrition.

A Memorandum of Understanding outlining the collaboration was signed yesterday at TASS's headquarters in Moscow by FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva and TASS's Chief Executive Officer Sergei Mikhailov.

"By signing this Memorandum

Graziano da Silva addresses faculty at Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy

24 June 2015, Moscow, Russian Federation - The next generation of Russia’s agricultural researchers and experts can play a major role in the global drive to end hunger and malnutrition – by developing and applying solutions to real-world food and agriculture problems. This was the rallying call of FAO Director-General Jose’ Graziano da Silva as he addressed faculty today at Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy.

“Academia needs to move beyond its

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Director-General meets Rabobank board to enlarge FAO’s flagship partnership

22 June, 2015, Utrecht - FAO and the Dutch Rabobank Foundation will scale up their collaboration after two years of successful initiatives in East Africa.

"This is a flagship partnership for FAO," Director-General José Graziano da Silva, said in an address today to the foodFIRST conference here, which this year is focused on the future of farming and food security in Africa.

In 2013, FAO and Rabobank Foundation began a

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El Papa confiere su autoridad moral a la necesidad de actuar frente al cambio climático

18 de junio de 2015, Roma – El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha expresado su satisfacción con la encíclica papal Laudato Si sobre el cambio climático y el medio ambiente, hecha pública hoy por el Papa Francisco.

"El Papa confiere su autoridad moral a la necesidad de actuar frente al cambio climático, y de actuar ahora”, señala Graziano da Silva

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Nueva iniciativa para informar a los encargados de formular políticas y proseguir las conversaciones mundiales sobre seguridad alimentaria
16 de junio de 2015, Roma – En reconocimiento a las contribuciones de los agricultores familiares a la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza en todo el mundo, la FAO presentó hoy una nueva plataforma digital que tiene el objetivo de concentrar información, datos y legislaciones sobre el sector que produce alrededor del 80% de los alimentos del mundo.

"Los agricultores familiares alimentan a nuestras comunidades y cuidan