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27 Nov 2015
27 noviembre 2015, Roma. La Segunda Conferencia “Sembrar nutrición, cosechar salud", organizada por la Organización Mundial de Agricultores (OMA), tuvo lugar ayer en la sede central de la FAO. El tema central de la conferencia fue el rol de los agricultores para asegurar una mejor nutrición y la importancia de la educación en nutrición para jóvenes y futuras generaciones. El rol de los agricultores en la nutrición “Los agricultores son los responsables/administradores de la biodiversidad. Su papel es crucial para proveer alimento al planeta. Sin embargo, muchas veces su rol es infravalorado”, dijo Marco...
21 Oct 2015
21 October 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Rabobank Vice President Berry Marttin, met today for discussions that focused on the partnership between the UN agency and the financial institution aimed at helping small-scale farmers in East Africa. FAO and the Rabobank Foundation began their collaboration in 2013 and Marttin, describing it as a “great partnership” said “it was very important that when we started we...
20 Oct 2015
20 de octubre de 2015, Roma - La FAO y Mars Incorporated, uno de los mayores fabricantes mundiales de alimentos, trabajarán conjuntamente para mejorar la inocuidad y la calidad de los alimentos en toda la cadena alimentaria, especialmente en los países en desarrollo.
14 Oct 2015
14 October 2015, Rome - The recent adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals marks a turning point in the global community’s approach to development and calls for a revitalized Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva said in his address to over 200 members of the Private Sector attending the 4th FAO private sector dialogue  in Rome.
09 Oct 2015
9 octubre 2015, Roma. “ElObservatorio del Derecho a la Alimentación y la Nutrición es una publicación independiente que evalúa políticas y otros asuntos relacionados con el derecho a la alimentación adecuada y a la nutrición, basado en un perspectiva de derechos humanos desde los ámbitos mundial, regional y nacional” explicó la representante de FIAN Internacional, Alejandra Morena, a su vez coordinadora del Observatorio 2015, esta mañana durante el lanzamiento en la sede central de la FAO. Titulado “La nutrición de los pueblos no es un negocio”, el...
06 Oct 2015
6 de octubre de 2015, Malabo – El Gobierno de Guinea Ecuatorial y la FAO firmaron hoy un acuerdo para la puesta en marcha de un Programa de Partenariado por un valor de USD 31,5 millones, destinado a promover el desarrollo agropecuario en Guinea Ecuatorial, en los próximos siete años.
02 Oct 2015
2 October 2015, Rome - FAO and the European Agricultural Machinery Industry Association CEMA , an international non-profit organisation, today forged a new partnership that aims to promote wider use of sustainable agricultural mechanization in developing countries. The two organizations will work together to manage and disseminate knowledge on sustainable approaches to agricultural mechanization. They will also jointly develop technical programmes to support innovation in mechanization and facilitate the implementation of...
29 Sep 2015
29 September 2015, New York - UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Boulder Institute of Microfinance pledged to work together towards promoting broad access to financial services for the rural poor and to promote partnerships that increase responsible agricultural investments. The MoU was signed on behalf of FAO by Maria Helena Semedo Deputy Director-General, Natural Resources and Robert Christen, President, Boulder Institute of Microfinance on 29 September at the FAO Liaison Office in New York. The collaboration between the organizations will support implementation of FAO’s Strategic Objectives and support capacity development, knowledge management, and private sector dialogue. Thus...
25 Sep 2015
25 September 2015, Rome - FAO, China and Uganda have signed a two year agreement worth almost $2.5 million to support small-scale farmers in Uganda in boosting their production, including through sustainable technologies. The agreement marks the second phase of a partnership initially established in 2012 to make training and technical advice available to the Ugandan agriculture sector...
24 Sep 2015
24 September 2015, Rome. HSBC Bank approached FAO to learn from the organization’s experience and know-how on global challenges the food industry is facing. FAO has a long-standing collaboration with major financial institutions such as EBRD, IFAD, Regional Development Banks, and has also some fruitful partnerships running with financial entities such as Rabobank. “FAO considers the Private Sector to be a key ally in the fight against hunger and that the organization is committed to working hand in hand with the private sector”, said Marcela Villarreal, Director of the Office for Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development,...