UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP, Noeleen Heyzer and FAO ADG/RR for Asia-Pacific, Hiroyuki Konuma write their commitments to the Zero Hunger Challenge at a special exhibit launching the campaign in Asia and the Pacific.
FAO Chief H.Konuma participates the Zero Hunger Challenge launch UN officials Jan Eliasson and Noleen Heyzer. Timor-Leste PM Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, Solomon Islands PM Gordon Darcy Lilo, and Thai Dep. PM Yukol Limlamthong also attended.
26 Apr 2013: FAO explained the growing need for greater investment in agriculture to boost rural incomes and reduce hunger. The briefing took place at a side event held during the ESCAP Regional Conference.
FAO Chief Hiroyuki Konuma briefs Ambassadors and senior embassy officials from some 25 FAO member countries on FAO’s new Medium Term Plan (MTP) 2014-17 and its Programme of Work and Budget (PWB) 2014-15.
H. Konuma, FAO Chief, opens a meeting promoting under-used indigenous food crops such as Sago. As the world faces future food security challenges and widespread chronic hunger, crops such as these could play a bigger role in reducing hunger.
Meet and greet professors and students from University of Tsukuba
Meet with professors and students from Mie University, Kurashiki University and Thammasat University
Young primary school artist Krit Nititham of Vajiravudh College wins 1st Prize in FAO World Food Day drawing contest
Thai agriculture and cooperatives officials and the head of FAO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific open a 3-day festival celebrating National World Food Day.