Institutions are awarded for their significant contribution to the fight against hunger
15 June 2013, Rome-- The Jacques Diouf Award is presented to individuals or national/regional institutions that have made a significant contribution to the improvement of global food security. Established in 2011 this award pays tribute to former FAO Director-General, Dr Jacques Diouf, recognizing his outstanding leadership, personal engagement, and untiring advocacy in the fight against poverty, hunger and malnutrition.
Mr. José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission addresses the Conference.
Ms. Reema Nanavaty, Director, Rural Organizing and Economic Development, SEWA presenting her statement to the 38th Session of FAO Conference.