Director-General QU Dongyu pledges working with all to transform agri-food systems
Safeguarding local agri-food production and livelihoods must be a priority as hunger threatens rural population
Director-General QU Dongyu addresses Global Conference on Aquaculture Millennium+20

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Food Systems Summit - "From New York back to Rome," FAO takes on lead role in implementing outcomes


FAO Director-General QU Dongyu made the pledge at the closing segment of the UN Food Systems Summit, "Carrying forward the vision and momentum for 2030," where he delivered the Summit's closing statement.

Afghanistan: FAO urges G20 countries to increase support for rural farmers


Among Afghanistan’s many challenges, it is urgent that the international community tackle the dramatic hunger risk conditions faced by a third of the population and the livelihood risks in rural region areas where 70 percent of the population live, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu told G20 Foreign Ministers today.

Aquaculture is key to meet increasing food demand, says FAO


Aquaculture plays a critical role in global food production, but innovation and equity are required to ensure inclusive and sustainable growth, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, said today.