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FAO awards country a diploma for its commitment to food security

7 September 2015, Durban, South Africa - During a ceremony on the side lines of the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, FAO Director-General, José Graziano

Heads of member organizations of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) discuss post-2015 vision on forests

6 September 2015 , Durban, South Africa (FAO HQ) – Forests have an important role to play in the future of sustainable development and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said here today.

The Director-General made his remarks during a high-level event of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF).

Leaders of the CPF’s 14 member organizations met to define their vision for

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Promoting rights of family-farmers, indigenous communities and women key areas for cooperation under new partnership

6 September 2015, Durban, South Africa – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and ActionAid International, a globe-spanning NGO, have agreed to embark on new joint program of work that will focus on empowering rural people.

Under the terms of a partnership agreement signed here today, the two organizations will collaborate closely to improve the livelihoods of rural communities and promote the

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Talks on the commitments to end hunger in Africa by 2025

4 September 2015, Yaoundé, Cameroon - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva  met the Prime Minister of Cameroon, Philemon Yang, during his official visit to Cameroon at the invitation of the head of State President Paul Biya.

Da Silva took the opportunity to thank the Prime Minister for his involvement  in the challenge of ending hunger in Africa which started at the high level meeting organized by the African Union,

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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