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14 Dec 2004

Greater investment in agriculture essential to achieve Millennium Development Goals

Greater investment in agriculture and rural development is essential to spur economic growth in developing countries and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, FAO said today on the 40th anniversary of its Investment Centre.More information at : http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2004/51941/index.html

    
24 Sep 2004

Lack of investment in agriculture hinders overall economic growth in developing countries

As world leaders meet today at the United Nations to discuss action against hunger and poverty, the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) called for increased investment in agriculture and rural areas of developing countries to improve economic opportunities and reduce hunger where most of the world's [...]

    
07 Sep 2004

Sweetening agricultural development in the Western Balkans

Serbian sugar producers will once again benefit from preferential access to the European Union market, following the EU's recent lifting of a 15-month ban on duty-free sugar imports from the country. More information at : http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2004/50107/index.html

    
12 Nov 2003

Fluid financing: a new approach to investing in agriculture

Creating a coordinated approach to financing agricultural development in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will improve investment in the region, FAO said. At a two-day forum hosted on 12-13 November 2003 by FAO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in Budapest, [...]

    
11 Jun 2003

A public-private alliance against hunger

The private sector must become a driving force in an international alliance against hunger, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today, urging closer collaboration between business, governments and international organizations. More information at : http://www.fao.org/english/newsroom/news/2003/18823-en.html

    
04 Jun 2002

FAO unveils global anti-hunger programme

"Fighting hunger is not only a moral imperative, it also brings large economic benefits," the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today, proposing a new global "Anti-Hunger Programme" on the eve of the World Food Summit: five years later, which will be held in Rome on 10-13 June. An [...]

    
15 Apr 2002

More investment needed in agribusiness and agriculture in Central/Eastern Europe and the CIS, according to FAO and EBRD

The UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) feel that the agriculture and agribusiness sector remain severely underfunded in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). This conclusion was underlined at a recent forum in Budapest of [...]

    
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