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Madagascar’s Minister for Livestock: Locust plague affects those suffering chronic hunger
 - 25/03/2015 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Madagascar’s Minister for Livestock, Anthèlme Ramparany, to discuss the progress in halting the locust plague that since 2012 has spread across ...read more

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Libya and FAO renew commitment to develop the country’s agriculture and food security
 - 18/05/2012 - Joint programme aims to increase food production, protect natural resources - Libya and FAO have commited themselves to work together to develop the country’s agricultural sector and improve food security, ...read more
Near Eastern Trust Fund for food security proposed
 - 17/05/2012 - Aim to advance food security in region - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today proposed the creation of a Near Eastern Trust Fund to advance food security in the ...read more
FAO Director-General warns of Horn of Africa, Sahel funding gap
 - 10/05/2012 - Risk of losing window of opportunity - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today warned of a major funding gap for activities planned by FAO in the Sahel and the Horn ...read more
African nations discuss creation of an African food security trust fund
 - 30/04/2012 - FAO to help draft details of proposal - The creation of an African-funded trust fund to support food security in the continent was discussed at FAO’s Regional Conference for Africa, ...read more
FAO warns of funding gap for Sahel and Horn of Africa emergency plans
 - 27/04/2012 - Director-General addresses Regional Conference for Africa - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that funding gaps to assist herders, agro-pastoralists and farmers in the ongoing rainy season in ...read more
The Women of Kanem
 - 12/04/2012 - FAO support food security in an effort to combat malnutrition in Chad - Kanem, a region in western Chad, has higher rates of chronic malnutrition than the rest of the country. ...read more
European professional football sounds the alarm on the Sahel
 - 28/03/2012 - Match Day Against Hunger from 30 March to 2 April - The "Professional Football Against Hunger" campaign is coming to hundreds of European football stadiums with the message that action is ...read more
FAO appeals for urgent Horn of Africa funds
 - 23/03/2012 - Funding needed to build strength against crisis - FAO today urgently appealed for $50 million to cover the funding gap for priority agricultural and pastoral activities that must be carried ...read more
FAO Director-General vows new approach in ending hunger
 - 21/03/2012 - Highlights role South-South Cooperation can play in Asia and Pacific - Vowing to take a new approach to ending hunger, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has called for sustainable ...read more
Race on to help farmers and herders in drought-stricken Sahel
 - 09/03/2012 - FAO calls for an additional $69.8 million to head off food and nutrition crisis - Several countries in the Sahel region of western Africa need urgent support to prevent a ...read more