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United against hunger and extreme poverty

Heads of UN food agencies highlight successful collaboration in the field

28 March 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and IFAD's President Kanayo F. Nwanze today participated at a joint recognition to the Madagascar interagency country team  for their work to promote rural resilience and boost food security in the African island nation.

Every two years, the 3 UN Rome-based agencies recognize an interagency country team which best exemplifies how FAO, IFAD and WFP can effectively work together to leverage their unique strengths to help countries tackle critical hunger and nutrition challenges.