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26-09-2012 - New York, USA - The Director-General met with FAO Goodwill Ambassador Carl Lewis in New York to discuss future opportunities to continue the former Olympian world champion’s activities in promoting the cause of global hunger eradication.
The meeting took place against the background of the 60th Session of the UN General Assembly, attended by Director-General Graziano da Silva and Carl Lewis who was participating in a press
The FAO chief, in New York for the 67th session of the UN General Assembly, noted that the invitation "comes in recognition of Mrs. Heredia's work in support of the role
25 September 2012, New York – As the United Nations General Assembly gets under way, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva is in New York this week to participate in a number of high-level events and bilateral meetings on issues ranging from scaling-up nutrition interventions and empowering rural women to enhancing partnerships with civil society and addressing food security challenges in dry-land countries.
On Thursday, 27 September, the Director-General will participate
24 September 2012, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today stressed the important role of forestry in sustainable development when he opened a five-day meeting of FAO’s Committee on Forestry (COFO).
He noted that the nexus between forestry and sustainable development was one of the cross-cutting issues considered at the Rio+20 Conference in June.
The 2012 Edition of FAO’s flagship publication the State of
During their meeting, Graziano da Silva and Kreimerman agreed on the need to address volatility of global agricultural prices. The Director-General noted the importance of existing international coordination mechanisms for the stabilization of commodity prices.