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Graziano da Silva stresses links between conflict, imperilled rural livelihoods and migration

24 September 2015, Rome - The millions of people who are being forced to flee from war, poverty and other hardships are a tragic reminder of the urgent need for peaceful solutions based on social justice and improved economic opportunities for all. Key to achieving this is the protection of and investment in rural livelihoods, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

"Rural development and food security are

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Dans le cadre de sa visite officielle dans les pays de l’Océan Indien, le Directeur Général de la FAO – José Graziano da Silva -  a tenu à discuter de manière conviviale et rapprochée avec les principaux acteurs de la Société Civile malgache, qui œuvrent dans les domaines du Changement Climatique, de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle et ainsi que de la réduction de la pauvreté.

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Relief in itself is not the answer – resilience-building is key

15 September 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with UNDP Administrator Helen Clark at FAO's Rome headquarters. Their discussion focused on the need to support people in building resilience, in particular in the face of protracted crises.  

“The FAO Director-General and I had an interesting conversation on the work that development agencies like FAO like UNDP need to be doing to support people through protracted

Giulio Napolitano
Vigo alberga en octubre la celebración del 20º aniversario del Código de Conducta para la Pesca Responsable

15 de septiembre de 2015, Roma – La FAO refuerza su colaboración con la Xunta de Galicia, el gobierno de una de las regiones españolas con mayor tradición ganadera, agrícola y pesquera.

Un acuerdo firmado hoy por el Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, y el Presidente de la Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Nuñez Feijóo, intensifica la cooperación iniciada en 2007 para el fortalecimiento de la agricultura, la

Projects aim to boost nutrition, food security and commercial sweet potato crops

10 September, Mbabane - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and the Swaziland Minister for Agriculture, Honourable Moses Vilakati launched four projects aimed at improving the agriculture sector.

The projects will support household climate-smart, market-led fruit and vegetable production as well as improve nutrition and household food security using the farmer field school approach.

Another will focus on commercialisation of sweet potatoes and the final one will help  the Swaziland government