Director-General  QU Dongyu
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Research and agricultural innovation in Lao People’s Democratic Republic benefiting smallholders

While Lao PDR is a comparatively small country in Asia it has an impressive track record in agricultural research and recent organic innovation.

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Director-General and astronaut Thomas Pesquet share views on climate and food-system challenges

21 February 2020, Rome – FAO Director-General QU Dongyu met with Thomas Pesquet, a French astronaut who has been an advocate for action on climate change and used his experience...
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Agriculture must get ‘smarter’ to end poverty and hunger

18 February 2020, Bangkok – With the majority of the world’s food produced by smallholder farmers, countries are taking steps to make agricultural processes smarter, more efficient and more profitable...
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FAO Director-General supports Lao People’s Democratic Republic in its drive to achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

19 February 2019, Vientiane – The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), officially a ‘Least Developed Country’ (LDC) can achieve middle income status with strong leadership, investments and partnerships, said...
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FAO Director-General visits Thailand – with a matchmaking proposal

17 February 2020, Bangkok, Thailand – During his first visit to Southeast Asia since taking office, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU...
12-02-2020 - Trusteeship Council Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York
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