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28 de janeiro de 2013, Santiago do Chile - Diretor Geral da FAO impulsiona agenda para incrementar a produção agrícola e a luta contra a fome no Caribe.

Graziano da Silva destacou que os altos níveis de importações de alimentos no Caribe não são sustentáveis do ponto de vista da segurança alimentar. Discutiu o tema com os presidentes de Antigua e Barbuda, Cuba, Guiana, Haiti e com o Secretário Geral

FAO Director-General meets with Raul Castro, President of Cuba, as Cuba assumes the Pro-tempore Presidency of CELAC.

27 January 2013, Santiago de Chile - The FAO Director General gave his full support and offered FAO’s technical cooperation and experience in agricultural development and food security to Raul Castro, President of the Council of State and Ministers of Cuba, a nation that assumes the Pro-tempore Presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC.

During the CELAC-European Union Summit, which was held in Santiago de Chile, José

Photo: ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano
The 26-28 January summit brings together 60 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and the EU

26 January 2013, Santiago de Chile - "There can be no sustainable development in the world while millions of people go hungry," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today, referring to the central theme being discussed here by presidents and heads of state of Latin America and the Caribbean and the European Union, at the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States-EU Summit.

"The countries gathered here

Photo: ©FAO/Marco Salustro
Consumers, industry, government can all help to reduce 1.3 billion tonnes of yearly waste and losses
22 January 2012, Geneva/Rome - Simple actions by consumers and food retailers can dramatically cut the 1.3 billion tonnes of food lost or wasted each year and help shape a sustainable future, according to a new global campaign to cut food waste launched today by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and partners.


The Think.Eat.Save. Reduce Your Foodprint campaign is in support of the SAVE

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German Agriculture Minister Aigner and FAO head Graziano da Silva urge international community to develop principles for responsible investments

19 January 2013, Berlin - The German Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Ilse Aigner, and the Food and Agriculture Organization Director-General José Graziano da Silva have called for a significant increase in responsible investments in agriculture to eradicate hunger and feed a growing world population.

Investments in agriculture are still too low in those regions where rural poverty and hunger are most severe, Aigner and