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Director-General opens FAO council, calls for flexibility to reach consensus on programme of work and budget

23 March 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today opened a week-long session of the organization's executive council, with an appeal to its members to approve a proposal including more funds to be directed at nutrition and climate change issues.

He expressed hope that FAO's member countries would reach consensus this week on the agency's programme of work and budget prior to formal approval by the

Brasil, China, Índia, Rússia e África do Sul apóiam proposta do Diretor-Geral para o orçamento da organização

Roma, 22 de março de 2015 – Em uma reunião realizada na última sexta, os Representantes Permanentes de Brasil, China, Índia, Rússia e África do Sul informaram junto à FAO infrmaram ao Diretor-Geral da FAO, José Graziano da Silva, sobre o novo mandato do Grupo de Consultas Informal dos BRICS em Roma atribuído pelos Ministros de Agricultura e Desenvolvimento Agrário desses países durante reunião ministerial realizada em Brasília, neste

Minister Lubinda and Graziano da Silva discuss ways to promote agricultural diversification in the country

23 March 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General today met with Zambia’s newly appointed Minister for Agriculture and Livestock, Given Lubinda, in office since last February.

“I look forward to continued and enhanced cooperation between the FAO and Zambia, particularly in the areas of research in agriculture and infrastructure development for support to our counter production,” the Minister said in remarks after the meeting.

He expressed his concern for the lack of

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Director General stresses importance of “dynamic conservation” of culture and biodiversity

15 March 2015, Rome – Two date palm oases in the United Arab Emirates have joined a growing number of ecosystems that are formally recognized by FAO for their importance as repositories of genetic resources, biodiversity and cultural heritage.

The Al Ain and Liwa oases are known as marvels of ancient hydrology and their date groves form the center of date

FAO e CELAC coordenam suas agendas para avançar rumo à fome zero em todos os países da região, por meio do Plano de Segurança Alimentar, Nutrição e Erradicação da Fome 2025 da CELAC

10 de março de 2015, Santiago do Chile – A Comunidade dos Estados Latino-americanos e Caribenhos (CELAC) e a Organização das Nações Unidas para a Alimentação e Agricultura (FAO)