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Diretor Geral da FAO se encontra com o secretário-geral dos países lusófonos

Roma, 5 de março de 2015 – O diretor-geral da FAO, José Graziano da Silva, reuniu-se hoje com o secretário-geral da Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (CPLP), Murade Isaac Murargy, a fim de avaliar as conquistas e os desafios do acordo de cooperação técnica assinado por ambas as organizações, há um ano.

Com uma contribuição total de US$ 500 mil, o acordo estabeleceu um programa de apoio à CPLP

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FAO Director-General speaks at 26th Caribbean Community summit

27 February 2015, Nassau - Agriculture, particularly family farming, is crucial for Caribbean countries to achieve food security as they face climate change and other challenges, and can also spur their economic development by creating jobs, especially for youth, according to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva.

In a statement to a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government summit in the Bahamas on Thursday, he stressed how over

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Assessment highlights results gained by working more strategically with member countries

25 February 2015, Rome – A newly released report highlights the depth and breadth of the transformational changes taking place across the Organization. The 2014 Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) report finds that FAO has taken concrete measures and demonstrated strong executive leadership to instil a results-oriented culture at both the organizational and country level. 

“FAO is in the process of making

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FAO Director-General speaks at Caribbean Community agriculture ministers’ meeting
25 February 2015, Nassau - Over the last two decades efforts to combat hunger and malnutrition in the Caribbean have made substantial progress, but these need to be further strengthened, according to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva.

Since 1990 the prevalence of undernourishment in the Caribbean fell from 27 to 20 percent, but even now more than 7.5 million people still suffer hunger while obesity is another
FAO Director-General meets Liberia’s Agriculture Minister

20 February 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Liberia’s Agriculture Minister Florence Chenoweth, to review the efforts carried out by Liberia, Sierra Leona and Guinea, the three worst-affected countries by the Ebola Virus Disease, to contain the virus and continue on the path towards improved food security and better livelihoods for their farmers.

Da Silva congratulated the Liberians on the reduction of Ebola cases and

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