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The work continues right up to the very last day for FAO’s Director-General as he approaches his last month in office in a real tour de force

26 June 2019, Rome  -As the 41st Session of its Conference winds down this week in the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on the heels of a [...]

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Outgoing Director-General Graziano da Silva hails FAO’s comparative advantage in tackling complex food system challenges

24 June 2019, Rome - A new spirit of consensus, the embracing of partnerships and a new cross-disciplinary teamwork approach to tackling food security challenges are now hallmarks of how Read more »

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Succeeds José Graziano da Silva

23 June 2019, Rome – Qu Dongyu of China was elected Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today.

Qu Dongyu received a total of 108 [...]

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On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, FAO’s head stresses need to use both “simple solutions” and hi-tech tools to prevent a drought from turning into famine

17 June 2019, Rome - Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovations, be it simple solutions or satellite-based technologies, will help prevent a drought from turning into famine and forced displacement Read more »

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Cites FAO Director-General’s efforts to achieve Zero Hunger

14 June 2019, Rome – The World Food Programme (WFP) today honoured José Graziano da Silva whose second and final term at the helm of FAO ends on July 31.

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