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Nereide Segala Coelho, a Brazilian farmer, was among rural women from Africa, Asia and Latin America who exchanged ideas at a meeting with women ministers and diplomats
The new site will contribute to a series of global initiatives, focused on ensuring world food security, by highlighting the fundamental role of gender equity in eliminating hunger and poverty
Faced with rising world hunger and in response to calls for greater coherence and coordination, members of the FAO Committee on World Food Security (CFS) have agreed on a wide-ranging reform, FAO announced today.
Agriculture must become more productive if it is to feed a much larger world population while responding to the daunting environmental challenges ahead, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf said here today.
FAO is to honour five new high profile personalities as Goodwill Ambassadors, the agency announced today.