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Climate change, food security and nutrition, focus of discussion

14 March 2014, Ulaanbaatar/Mongolia – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with David Tosul Butulso, Vanuatu’s Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries, and Biosecurity, on the margins of the 32nd FAO Asia Pacific Regional Conference, which is the Organization’s regional governing body.

Following the meeting, Butulso thanked FAO for the opportunity to attend the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, “where we were given the chance to voice our concerns and

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Better safety nets needed for some populations

14 March 2014, Ulaanbaatar/Mongolia – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with the Minister for Food of Bangladesh, Qamrul Islam, on the sidelines of the 32nd FAO Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, the Organization’s regional governing body.

Following the talks, Islam called the meeting “very fruitful”. “We talked about continued success in achieving food security and about our hope that FAO will continue helping us in the fight against hunger and

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La reunión reitera el compromiso de cooperación en la Comunidad de Países de Lengua Portuguesa (CPLP)

19 de marzo 2014, Roma – El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha mantenido hoy un encuentro con el Secretario de Estado de Alimentación y de Investigación Agroalimentaria de Portugal, Nuno Vieira e Brito, en la sede de la Organización.

“Hemos tratado temas en los que Portugal podría colaborar con FAO de forma más concreta en todo aquello que tiene que ver con Comunidad de Países

The country has maintained undernourishment below 5 percent since 1990

16 March 2014, Abu Dhabi – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recognized the United Arab Emirates for being among the 17 countries in the developing world that have maintained the prevalence of undernourishment below five percent between 1990 and 2013.

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva presented a recognition diploma to Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of Court of the Crown Prince of

FAO Director-General: “Date palms not only provide food and income, but are part of the history, culture and tradition of the region”

16 March 2014, Abu Dhabi – The date palm production system in the United Arab Emirates could become the first Globally Important Agriculture Heritage System (GIAHS) in the Near East countries in 2015, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at the Khalifa International Date Palm Award Ceremony held in Abu Dhabi, during the 5th International Date Palm Conference.

José Graziano da Silva announced that the