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Pope Francis thanks FAO Director-General for well wishes sent upon his inauguration

29 April 2013, Rome, Italy - In a letter to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, Pope Francis has urged the international community’s commitment to help the poorest.

“I encourage the determined and effective commitment of the international community to help the poorest,” the Pope wrote, saying that he would pray for the successful work of the United Nations and the FAO.

“I ask the Lord to give you clarity and

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Une volonté renouvelée de travailler avec la société civile et le secteur privé

26 avril 2013, Rome - Le Conseil de la FAO a approuvé deux nouvelles stratégies visant à renforcer les partenariats de l'Organisation avec des institutions de la société civile d'une part et avec des entreprises du secteur privé d'autre part.

Ces stratégies constituent un cadre aux actions que mène la FAO en collaboration avec des partenaires privés et issus de la société civile pour réaliser ses Objectifs

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Important role for Africa in implementing FAO renewal plan

24 April 2013, Rome, Italy - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today expressed satisfaction at the work of FAO’s 27th Regional Conference for Africa at a meeting with its Chairman, Republic of Congo Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Rigobert Maboundou.

Graziano da Silva congratulated Maboundou for his leadership of the Conference and for mobilizing the African community in support of FAO’s Immediate Plan of Action for FAO renewal. All the

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Meets with Brazilian Minister Gilberto Carvalho
25 April 2013, Rome - FAO Director-General has praised Brazil's "strong commitment and support" to ending hunger at a meeting with Minister Gilberto Carvalho, Secretary General of the Presidency of the Brazilian Republic. The two held a bilateral meeting on Tuesday during a week-long session of  FAO's governing Council.

Taking part in the Council "has allowed me to grasp the full extent of the measures being implemented by the
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Nicaragua's Foreign Minister meets FAO Director-General

23 April 2013, Rome - FAO recognizes Nicaragua's  great efforts in the fight against hunger, FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva told Nicaragua's Foreign Minister Samuel Santos López today. They held a  bilateral meeting at FAO headquarters during FAO's governing Council session taking place this week.

Between 1990 and 2010, Nicaragua reduced the prevalence of  undernourishment in the country from 55.1% to 20.1%, thus successfully meeting  Millennium