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A União Europeia é um parceiro estratégico para erradicar a fome

3 de julho de 2014, Roma – O Diretor-Geral da FAO, José Graziano da Silva se reuniu hoje com o Comissário Europeu para o Desenvolvimento, Andris Piebalgs, na sede da Organização, em Roma.

Ambos discutiram a bem-sucedida cooperação entre a FAO e a União Europeia (UE) em várias questões cruciais envolvendo a segurança alimentar e nutricional. "Os governos nacionais precisam desenvolver uma visão global da agricultura e dar a ela

O Diretor-Geral da FAO se reuniu com a nova Relatora Especial da ONU para o Direito à Alimentação

2 de julho de 2014, Roma – O Diretor-Geral da FAO, José Graziano da Silva se reuniu hoje com Hilal Elver, a Relatora Especial recém-nomeada para o Direito à Alimentação do Escritório do Alto Comissariado para os Direitos Humanos (EACDH) das Nações Unidas e concordaram em trabalhar juntos na complementação de seus mandatos.

Tendo em vista de que 2014 marca os 10 anos da adoção das

FAO and the ADB explore ways to scale up existing collaboration to eradicate hunger and alleviate poverty in the region

1 July 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Takehiko Nakao, the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to discuss ways to promote agricultural investment for food security and good nutrition, as well as explore ways to step up the existing successful collaboration between the two institutions.

 “The ADB has collaborated with FAO since its establishment in 1966 at a moment of growing population

Graziano da Silva and President Sassou Ngesso discuss the prompt implementation of the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund

27 June 2014, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Denis Sassou Ngesso, President of the Republic of Congo, during the African Union summit in Malabo.

The President congratulated the Director-General for the prompt implementation of the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund, which was established during the Africa Regional Conference in Brazzaville in April 2012.

“In the last two years the fund was established, six projects

In line with the African Union’s 2003 Maputo Declaration, the country is investing around 15 percent of its national budget in agriculture

27 June 2014, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso during the African Union summit in Malabo.

President Compaore thanked FAO for its longstanding support to the country. “Burkina Faso has a stable political environment and solid macro-economic management and has been self-sufficient in food for many years but needs to refocus on small farmers and family farmers to