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COP23: FAO Director-General urges climate change mitigation and adaptation throughout food system

14 November 2017, Bonn/Rome - Emissions from the agriculture sectors are set to increase in the future, further contributing to climate change, unless the world adopts sustainable, climate-smart ways of [...]

Talks on ways to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases

17 November 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Unitaid's Executive Director, Lelio Marmora. 

Unitaid is an international organisation that invests in new ways to prevent, diagnose [...]

Focus on improving child nutrition

16 November 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today met Peru's Minister for Development and Social Inclusion, Fiorella Molinelli. 

Watch her remarks following their meeting:

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At High-level meeting at FAO, Pacific leaders issue joint statement as a “call to action” to COP23

11 November 2017, Rome – Climate change poses an alarming threat to food systems and food security in the Pacific islands, warned leaders of [...]

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Director-General also informs G7 health ministers on FAO efforts to address antimicrobial resistance

5 November 2017, Milan - Addressing health ministers from the G7 nations, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today stressed the critical need to transform food systems to ensure healthy Read more »

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