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Ecuador signs an agreement with FAO, commited to eradicating hunger in the country

It includes indicators from the 2030 Agenda for a more peaceful, prosperous, sustainable, resilient world, with a focus on people, the planet, peace, prosperity, and alliances.

Deputy Minister José Luis Jácome and FAO representative John Preissing signed the Cooperation Agreement as part of the Country Programming Framework 2018-2021

On Tuesday, Ecuador signed the Country Programming Framework 2018-2021 with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

John Preissing, the FAO representative in Ecuador, and José Luis Jácome, the Deputy Minister of Human Mobility, were in charge of signing this agreement, which reaffirms Ecuador's commitment to "eradicating poverty, hunger and all forms of malnutrition," the Foreign Ministry reported on its Twitter account. "We are supporting Ecuador on the issue of agriculture, and we are committed to the cause of rural women and men in the country," stated Preissing at the signing.

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