Graziano da Silva tells Premier FAO is ready provide technical support to G7 Agriculture Ministers Summit
The heads of three UN agencies issue a joint call for urgent action to allow aid to reach people facing starvation in famine-hit areas of South Sudan.
War and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation in parts of South Sudan where famine was declared today, three UN agencies warned. A further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine.
FAO is assisting Bolivia in its effort to access financial support for improved water management programs in those areas of the Andean nation that have been hardest hit by prolonged drought.