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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.

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UN Under-Secretary-General Zhenmin says FAO’s role is critical in helping countries transform their agricultural systems

23 September 2019, New York - During their meeting today, Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs told FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu that the UN has high expectations...
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Egypt and FAO agree to strengthen collaboration to boost agriculture

22 September 2019, New York – FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu today met President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt for talks that focused on working together to improve the agricultural sectors...
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FAO’s leader calls for collaboration to “break the cycle” in the Sahel

Climate change makes viable livelihoods and food security especially urgent, Qu Dongyu tells heads of state.
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Agriculture holds the key to offering nature-based solutions

FAO Director-General points to the need for change based on innovation, investments and inclusiveness
21 Sep 2019
United Nations, New York, USA 21/09/2019 - 27/09/2019
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