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DG presents global challenges and regional priorities; we can gain ground rapidly against hunger, he adds.

In a statement to the Regional Conference, Director-General José Graziano da Silva presented global and regional challenges related to food security and sustainable agriculture and said that FAO needed to [...]

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Negotiating group sends text to Committee on World Food Security for final approval

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva congratulated the participants of the CFS-led negotiations on a "milestone achievement," adding: "The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Read more »

FAO calls for an additional $69.8 million to head off food and nutrition crisis

“We need to act to prevent further deterioration of the food security situation and to avoid a full-scale food and nutrition crisis,” FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said. 

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Better opportunities for women and girls means leverage in fight against hunger

FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva announced the new policy as he took part in this year’s International Women’s Day event, held at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). 

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José Graziano da Silva meets with Belgian Ambassador Vincent Mertens de Wilmars
6 March 2012, Rome - Director-General José Graziano da Silva praised Belgium’s new cooperation programme when he met with the country’s ambassador and permanent representative to FAO H.E. Vincent Mertens Read more »