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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.


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...

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...

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.

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