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EU Commission President Barroso meets with FAO Director-General
11 October 2012, Brussels - Some 870 million people in the world are undernourished, and more than 2.5 million children die each year of malnutrition. Tackling this horrifying situation is Read more »
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11 October 2012, Brussels, Belgium - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and senior EU officials stressed the importance of strengthening governance of global food security, during talks in the [...]

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But there are hopeful signs that with extra effort the MDG target can be reached

9 October 2012, Rome - Nearly 870 million people, or one in eight, were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012, according to the new UN hunger report released today. Read more »

Mongolia to boost cooperation with FAO

4 October 2012, Ulaanbaator, Mongolia – In his first official mission to Mongolia, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and the President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj agreed to strengthen cooperation in [...]

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Chinese scholars urged to support fight against hunger
3 October 2012, Beijing/Rome - Scientists and researchers must help transform the social, environmental, political and economic situation in rural areas, where most of the world's hungry live, FAO Director-General Read more »