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 - The current economic hardships being experienced around the world are pushing more people into poverty while others are going hungry or reducing their daily food rations. ...read more
03/10/2011
 - Diouf urges adequate and predictable funding for HoA region - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for “adequate and predictable” financial resources to resolve the crisis ...read more
24/09/2011
 - José Graziano da Silva of Brazil was elected Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today. Graziano da Silva, who is 61, received a total ...read more
26/06/2011
 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for urgent attention to be directed at Africa’s present food security situation. “In sub-Saharan Africa, since 2009, over 265 million people ...read more
06/05/2010
 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today expressed alarm at the lack of support for Haiti's immediate agricultural needs. Speaking at a high-level meeting here to coordinate the ...read more
12/02/2010
 - I am deeply shocked and saddened at the suffering and devastation of apocalyptic proportions we are witnessing in Haiti following Tuesday’s earthquake. FAO expresses its full solidarity ...read more
15/01/2010
 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf has invited governments around the world to participate in negotiations to agree on a declaration for adoption by the World Summit of ...read more
31/07/2009
 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today welcomed the G8’s USD 20 billion Food Security Initiative as an encouraging policy shift in favour of the poor and hungry. Addressing the ...read more
10/07/2009
 - Europe remains firmly committed to help poor countries boost agricultural production, FAO said today, welcoming a historic €106 million ($144 million) donation from the European Union in ...read more
15/05/2009
 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for a political and financial push to boost sustainable agriculture in the world’s poor countries, double global food production and ...read more
16/10/2008
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