Главная страница > О нас > Кто мы > Генеральный директор > Новости

Архив новостей

Photo: ©FAO/Francis Muana
UN Security Council acknowledges conflict as a major cause of famine

17 August 2017, Rome - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery and resilience of conflict-affected countries. FAO's response comes after the UN Security Council adopted a presidential statement acknowledging the link between conflict and famine.

"We know through our work that countries

FAO Director-General also establishes two-year alliance with the EU to support the implementation of the Peace Agreement and the rural reform
21 July 2017, Bogotá - During a visit to Colombia, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva announced USD 8.8 million in new joint work initiatives with the Territory Renewal Agency and a two-year alliance with the European Union to support the Peace Agreement that recently ended more than 50 years of fighting between the government and the FARC guerrilla movement
"The only way to peace is the way of dialogue, negotiation,
My recent visit showed that consolidating the peace and creating a new Colombian countryside requires immediate solutions to immediate problems

By José Graziano da Silva

I am convinced that the only path to lasting peace in Colombia consists of dialogue, negotiation, cooperation, inclusion and fairness – which is also the high road to sustainable development in which nobody is left behind. I also believe that what is happening there right now is an example for the whole world.

During my recent visit to Colombia I had the

I recently visited the country and had a fruitful meeting with President Varela, who made a single and important request

By José Graziano da Silva

Panama has all the tools and conditions to eradicate hunger by 2030. It has a solid economy, extraordinary natural wealth and more than two million hectares of productive farmland.

Despite those assets, around 400,000 Panamanian men and women, almost 10 percent of the population, suffer from hunger. The situation is even worse among children with less than five years and among the country’s indigenous populations, which

Graziano da Silva’s visit leads to four new cooperation agreements and a regional alliance against hunger, malnutrition and rural poverty

19 July 2017, Panama – During his visit to Panama, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva signed four cooperation agreements aimed at accelerating the eradication of hunger, and established an alliance with a regional organization geared to reducing poverty and malnutrition around Central America. 

“Panama has showed commitment at the highest level to eradicate hunger and achieve the goals of the Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030,” Graziano