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La lutte antiacridienne: une priorité pour le gouvernement malgache et la FAO

2 décembre 2015, Rome--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, s’est entretenu aujourd’hui avec M. Roland Ravatomanga, Ministre malgache de l’agriculture, en marge de la 153ème session du Conseil de l’Organisation.

A cette occasion, M. Ravatomanga a reconnu les accomplissements significatifs de la FAO en matière de sécurité alimentaire et de réduction de la pauvreté depuis sa création en 1945. Selon le ministre malgache, les célébrations

Talks focus on the implementation of Zero Hunger Challenge national plan

2 December 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Nepal’s Minister for Agricultural Development, Haribol Prasad Gajurel, for talks focusing on the FAO-Nepal collaboration, acknowledging the country’s recently promulgated constitution that recognizes the Right to Food for all citizens.

In their discussions which took place at the margins of the meeting of FAO’s executive Council, Graziano da Silva underscored FAO’s continued support, especially for the small-holder

Fostering knowledge sharing and technology transfers between developing countries

29 November 2015, Rome – FAO and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) agreed today to strengthen their cooperation to foster institutional capacity development, improve technology and enhance experience transfer in areas such as crop production technologies, pest and soil management and animal health, and to do so through ways that support the sharing of resources between developing countries.   

Chinese Vice Minister of Agriculture and CAAS President Jiayang Li

System will help reduce environmental impact and financial costs by increasing efficiency

27 November 2015, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Germany’s Permanent Representative to FAO Hinrich Thölken today signed an agreement for the supply and installation of a solar photovoltaic system at FAO headquarters valued at an estimated amount of €260 000.

The system will help reducing the Organization’s environmental impact and financial costs by increasing efficiency and integrating sustainability into its daily operations.

“A solar photovoltaic system is

Photo: ©FAO/Erick-Christian
FAO and Milan to support the work of 116 cities that have signed on to a new urban food pact aimed at fighting hunger and waste, improving nutrition

26 November 2015, Rome - The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, promulgated earlier this year at the 2015 World Expo, offers a unique international platform to make city food systems more equitable and sustainable, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and the Italian city's Mayor, Giuliano Pisapia, said today.

FAO and the Municipality of Milan are planning to join forces to bolster the implementation of

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