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FAO and Rabobank renew partnership to help smallholders participate in agribusiness boom

1 June 2018, Utrecht, the Netherlands - Africa boasts huge potential for social and economic development, with agribusiness poised to play a major role.

Without policies and partnerships that enable smallholder [...]

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Graziano da Silva says countries and rural communities need support to combat antimicrobial resistance

30 May 2018, Rome - Antimicrobials are important to safeguard the health of humans and animals, but these medicines need to be used responsibly, including in the agricultural sectors, FAO Read more »

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Incorporating biodiversity as a priority in agriculture can yield multiple benefits
29 May 2018, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has called for transformative changes in how we produce our food, grounded in sustainable agricultural systems capable of producing Read more »
Graziano da Silva addresses High-Level Forum at AgroBalt 2018 in Lithuania

24 May 2018, Vilnius – Much more needs to be done around the world to stem food loss and waste, which is a vital for achieving sustainable development, FAO Director-General [...]

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Director-General says it stresses need to protect agriculture and local food systems in conflict areas

24 May 2018, Rome - A United Nations Security Council Resolution on hunger and conflict today won praise from FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva for underscoring the critical role Read more »