15 November 2016, Marrakech – Québec Premier Philippe Couillard today announced that a conference of high-level experts on food and nutrition security in the age of climate change will take place in Québec City in 2017. The international event will be held in association with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
The announcement comes after a meeting between the Premier and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva during the
28 October 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, Houlin Zhao, for talks on joint cooperation to develop e-agriculture strategies – a field focusing on using improved information and communication processes to enhance f agricultural and rural development and the livelihoods of rural communities.
FAO, with ITU’s support, is already directly involved with e-agriculture strategies to assist countries in
21 October 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met David Nabarro, United Nations Secretary-General Special Adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, David Nabarro, for talks that focused on the impact of climate change in agriculture.
"Climate change is already affecting food security for tens of millions of people throughout the world, and it is getting worse particularly because of seasonal fluctuations like El Niño that we've had,”
20 octobre 2016, Rome--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, M. José Graziano da Silva, s’est entretenu aujourd’hui avec M. Nango Dembélé, Ministre de l’élevage et de la pêche de la République du Mali, en marge de la 43ème session du Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondiale (CSA).
Au cours de leur rencontre, M. Graziano da Silva et M. Dembélé ont notamment abordé la question de la contribution des secteurs
20 October 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met private sector representatives to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), for talks that focused on joint efforts to improve nutrition and tackle the effects of climate change.
A global conversation
In addition to acting as the UN system's guiding body for food security and nutrition debates, CFS is structured to allow participants from civil society, the private sector,