LOG in the News & Other Articles of Interest
 
  • Ebola is placing "serious constraints" on agriculture in West Africa. The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is creating serious problems for farmers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, according to FAO. 17 October 2014
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  • Interview with Ms Xiangjun Yao, Director, with "Geneva International Cooperation - state of Geneva" : In this interview, Ms Yao tells us about FAO's unique characteristics, her priorities, the role of the Geneva Office and her first impressions about working and living in Geneva, 17 October 2014
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  • "Haiyan is a call to action: risk must be the heart of development", article written by Sandra Aviles, Officer in Charge, in collaboration with Katie Peters (Research Fellow, ODI) and Jan Kellett (Senior Research Advisor, ODI), The Global Journal, 22 November 2013
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  • "Des systèmes alimentaires durables au service de la sécurité alimentaire et de la nutrition", article written by Sandra Aviles, Officer in Charge, and Silvano Sofia,  External Relations Officer, UN Special Magazine, October 2013
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  • The importance of quinoa for food security. Interview with Silvano Sofia, External Relations Officer, FAO Geneva, Radio Télévision Suisse Romande, 15 June 2013
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  • WMO/FAO/UNCC high-level meeting on drought policy: towards more resilience. Interview with Ann Tutwiler, Special Representative of FAO in Geneva, Inter Press Service, 12 March 2013
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  • Annual session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, interviews with Ann Tutwiler, Special Representative of FAO to the United Nations in Geneva and to the World Economic Forum, representing the Director-General
    Interview with NDTV
    Interview with Hub Culture
  • Coverage by Globo News, information TV channel in Brazil, of the event "Can we end hunger?" organized jointly by FAO Geneva, WFP and IFRC, 11 October 2012, Palais des Nations, Geneva
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  • Article written by Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, LOG Director, on "Agricultural Cooperatives" (2012 World Food Day theme) - UN Special Magazine, October 2012
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  • Article written by Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, LOG Director, on "Food Prices, from Crisis to Stability" (2011 World Food Day theme) - UN Special Magazine, November 2011
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  • Interview with Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, LOG Director, who speaks to World Radio Switzerland (WRS), 8 March 2011
    "How inequality towards women means less food for everyone"
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  • Interview with Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, LOG Director - Tribune de Genève, 7 March 2011
    "L'égalité hommes-femmes pour combattre la faim"
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  • Interview with Sandra Aviles, LOG Senior Liaison Officer - Tribune de Genève, 21 November 2010
    "C'est aux citoyens de mettre la pression"
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Other Articles of Interest:

  • UN Special Magazine, April 2010
    Article written by Marcela Villarreal, Director of Gender, Equity and Rural Development, FAO Rome - "Que serait l'agriculture sans le rôle fondamental joué par les femmes?"
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  • Il Corriere Ticinese (Swiss Italian Newspaper), 3 March 2011
    "Foodstuffs are always more expansive; The oil's peak price could ulteriorly worsen the situation of food markets which is already very unstable"
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  • Tribune de Genève, 28 February 2011
    Suisse: Aide au développement: une hausse de 640 millions approuvée
    "Après le Conseil des Etats, le Conseil National a approuvé lundi une hausse de l'aide au développement de 640 millions, répartie entre 2011 et 2012"
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  • Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ, Swiss German Newspaper), 14 February 2011
    "FAO: in the verge of taking an important decision" (election of a new Director-General)
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