Arquivo de Notícias
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
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
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,
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
4 September 2015, Yaoundé -- Cameroon and FAO today signed two agreements: one creating a $20 million, five-year Partnership Programme aimed at promoting agricultural development in the Central African nation, the other establishing an expanded Partnership and Liaison office here in the capital.
The agreements were signed by Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo Cameroon's Minister of External Relations, Essimi Menye, the country's Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, and FAO Director-General José