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Qu Dongyu

The newly elected Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has spent his life working on how to make sure the world is fed.


Award of Excellence for best country-level FAO-IFAD-WFP collaboration

The FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu together with the principals of WFP and IFAD recognised the joint work of the FAO-IFAD-WFP country teams in Guatemala, handing them the Rome-based agencies’ Award of Excellence for best country-level collaboration during 2016-2017. The...

Director-General stresses importance of partnerships at meeting of Rome-based agencies' governing bodies

13 September 2019, Rome – The FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu participated in his first informal meeting of the Rome-based UN food agencies' governing bodies, held today at WFP's headquarters.   The meeting...

Director-General and WTO Deputy Director-General agree to strengthen agricultural trade promotion in Africa

12 September 2019, Rome - FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu met this morning with Yi Xiaozhun, the Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization, to discuss ways to strengthen collaboration between...

Setting the tone

FAO’s Director-General met with senior management to exchange ideas and recommendations on the direction of the Organization In the first-of-its-kind interactive session, the Director-General Qu Dongyu met with more than...
21 Sep 2019
21/09/2019 - 27/09/2019