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FAO y ActionAid International definen su alianza para combatir la inseguridad alimentaria
27 Nov 2014

Roma, 25 de noviembre de 2014 – FAO y ActionAid Internationalperfilaron las sinergias que darán lugar al inminente Memorando de Entendimiento (MoU) en la reunión celebrada hoy en la sede central de la FAO en Roma.

“Queríamos identificar las capacidades específicas de ActionAid y unirlas con las actividades de la FAO en un esfuerzo para profundizar en la implementación de los Objetivos Estratégicos a través de las Iniciativas Regionales y las actividades a nivel país,” dijo Rodrigo Castañeda, Jefe de la Unidad de Asociaciones FAO.

Según la directora del programa internacional de ActionAid International,...

Developing countries engage in a
26 Nov 2014

UN Radio - Interview with Dr Festus Akinnifesi - 26 November 2014 - The promotion of development around the world is no longer based solely on developed countries helping developing ones, according to a senior official of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization...

Improving nutrition is a public good and a responsibility of all - FAO welcomes support from leading Italian mobility companies to ICN2
19 Nov 2014

Malnutrition is one of the greatest threats to people’s health and well-being. It imposes unacceptably high health, social and economic costs, especially on women, children and the elderly, and more broadly on families and society.

Improving nutrition, and ensuring everyone has access to a healthy diet, is not the responsibility of the individual alone. Nutrition is a public issue that must be addressed primarily by governments, in collaboration with other stakeholders including civil society, the private sector and academia.

In this partnership framework, FAO especially welcomes the support of Italian transport giants Aeroporti di Roma (ADR), Ferrovie dello Stato...

Conference promotes knowledge sharing among developing nations
19 Nov 2014

CCTV America - 19 November 2014, Washington D.C. - Hundreds of representatives from the southern hemisphere of the world gathered in the United States today to discuss ways to improve the lives of developing nations through sustainable agriculture. CCTV America’s Frances Kuo reported this story from Washington D.C...

FAO sets wheels in motion to help launch 2015 world forum on access to land
14 Nov 2014

2nd meeting of the organizing committee on access to land calls for civil society organizations and governmental institutions to mobilize and launch global debate on land tenure and investment agreements 


The International Organizing Committee of the World Forum on Access to Land and Natural Resources (WFAL) held its second meeting at FAO’s headquarters in Rome earlier this month, encouraging a discussion on solutions to help improve poor farmers’ access to land, water and natural resources.  

Signatories of the WFAL call for a global forum on the subject to be held next year to...