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Restoring agriculture production and infrastructure for the more than 7,000 farmers affected
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Chair of Committee on World Food Security urges all stakeholders to support immediate and longer-term relief
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FAO Director-General praises China's support for South-South Cooperation
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FAO charts a path for the agricultural sector to contribute to adaptation, mitigation and the SDGs
Graziano da Silva noted how Japan has a healthy and "unique" food culture, one that includes many vegetables, fruits and fish. He cited Washoku, a comprehensive set of skills, knowledge and traditions relating to the preparation and consumption of food, which has been designated as an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
FAO and the World Bank are strengthening their cooperation to end hunger and poverty at global and national levels. The two organizations will work closely together to support the member countries in meeting the SDGs, improve rural livelihoods, enhance efficiency of food production, and ensure sustainable management of natural resources worldwide.
"The WFP report is an important contribution to the debate and analysis of some of the fundamental drivers of migration especially those related to conflict and food insecurity said Kostas Stamoulis, FAO Assistant Director-General. Economic and Social Development Department.