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FAO Director-General to mayors from around the world: "A radical change is needed to address the problem"
20 October 2017, Valencia - Cities can and should play a crucial role in the “radical change” needed to address the problem of hunger, malnutrition and food waste, FAO Director-General Read more »
FAO will upgrade its presence in the country to broaden participation in regional programmes

16 October 2017, Rome - FAO is upgrading the status of its presence in Mexico to that of a Partnership and Liaison Office, a status that provides for stronger country [...]

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World Food Day official ceremony highlights links between migration and hunger

16 October 2017, Rome - Pope Francis called for governments around the world to collaborate to make migration a safer and voluntary choice, arguing that assuring food security for all Read more »

Rajaonarimampianina: "We need to find solutions in the countries of origin"

16 October 2016, Rome - Young men and women are the most affected by climate change-related population displacements, Madagascar President Hery Martial Rakotoarimanana Rajaonarimampianina said today at the global ceremony [...]

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Director-General hails G7 Agriculture Ministers focus on food systems, role of women, youth in food security

15 October 2017, Bergamo -  At the G7 Agriculture Ministers Meeting today, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva stressed the role of agriculture and rural development in addressing prevention and [...]