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For today's interview, we speak to Maria Helena Semedo, FAO Deputy Director-General.The United Nations Secretary-General has acknowledged that COVID-19 could lead to a “global food emergency”, while the President of the General Assembly has referred...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General, Qu Dongyu, spoke in a virtual high-level meeting focusing on “Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World”. Convened by the President...
“The battle for sustainable development in Africa must be fought and won in the agriculture and rural sectors,” emphasized Abebe Haile-Gabriel, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa, at the...
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Liaison Office to the United Nations in New York serves as a link between FAO and the United Nations System. Located just across the United Nations Secretariat building, our...
The Group of Friends of Food Security and Nutrition hosted a virtual high-level meeting to discuss the findings of the Secretary General’s Policy Brief on The Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security and Nutrition. The...