4 October 2013, Rome, Italy - Director-General opens the International Food Security and Nutrition Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) meeting that debate a number of key issues during the annual Committee on World Food Security.
Rome, 4 October 2013 - Today, during a meeting between La Via Campesina and FAO's Director general Jose Graziano da Silva an agreement of cooperation was formalized which acknowledged the essential role played by small holder food producers. Their role was recognised as most important in the eradication of world hunger.
José Graziano da Silva, Director General de la FAO, sobre Sistemas alimentarios para una mejor nutrición, SOFA2013. 2 de mayo de 2013, Roma, Italia.