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11 June 2012, Rome - Falling food prices due to good harvests and increases in stocks should mean a reduction in the number of hungry in the world in 2012, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told the opening session of the Organization's governing Council today.
"That means that we should expect a reduction in the number of hungry people in the world in 2012," he said.
30 May 2012, Rome - Sustainable development cannot be realized unless hunger and malnutrition are eradicated, FAO said in a policy document prepared for the Rio+20 Summit to be held in June in Rio de Janeiro.
"We cannot call development sustainable while this situation persists, while nearly one out of every seven men, women and children are left behind, victims of undernourishment,"
29 May 2012, Rome - The cooperative model offers unique solutions to "free people from hunger and poverty in a globalized world in which crises, including climate change, touch everyone", President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla said today in a speech at FAO.
Using the example of her country, the President stressed that cooperatives can make a major contribution to sustainable development and the competitiveness
28 de mayo, Roma. El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, recibió esta mañana la visita de una representación del Comité italiano de Apoyo al MST y de la Asociación Amig@s MST-Italia en la sede de la Organización en Roma.
Los simpatizantes del movimiento en Italia entregaron al Director General una fotografía de su padre, José Gomes da Silva, como homenaje por la labor de
24 May 2012, Brussels, Nyon, Rome - On a visit to drought-stricken Chad, Spanish football star Raúl González added his voice to urgent calls for funding to prevent a full-blown food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa, where over 17 million people are at risk of hunger and more than one million children under five face acute malnutrition.
A combination of drought, chronic poverty,