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Food and ecosystems: the subject of agreement between UN agencies
UNEP and FAO to work together under new MoU
24 Sep 2014 -
New York, 24 September 2014 – In a world where increasing urbanization, rising populations, and expanding agricultural land use are encroaching on ecosystems and impacting on biodiversity, two United Nations agencies have come together to work for a more sustainable future. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and ...
Civil Society essential to reach the Right to Food
FAO Director-General meets the new UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
02 Jul 2014 -
2 July 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Hilal Elver,  the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food of the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) and agreed to work together on their complementary mandates. As 2014 marks ten years since ...
Civil Society and Private Sector participate in an informal meeting on ICN2
Non-state actors meet at FAO to discuss upcoming Second International Nutrition Conference (ICN2) with government representatives
20 Jun 2014 -
20 June 2014, Rome - Civil society, private sector and academia representatives met today at FAO headquarters in Rome with government representatives from the Organization’s member states to discuss the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), which will be jointly organized by FAO and the World Health Organization (WHO) in ...
FAO Director-General in talks with ActionAid International Executive Director Adriano Campolina
FAO and ActionAid International explore cooperation on family farming and sustainable agriculture
12 Jun 2014 -
June 12, 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, today metActionAid International Chief Executive Director, Adriano Campolina, to discuss potential areas of cooperation, including the promotion of family farming and the development of sustainable agriculture. Campolina welcomed what he described as the FAO Director-General’s innovative approach of opening to non-governmental ...
FAO forges closer links with the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty
FAO working to increase civil society’s profile in global efforts toward hunger reduction
23 May 2014 -
23 May 2014, Rome – FAO and the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) are stepping up their cooperation to try and put those who produce food at the centre of the global debate on food and agriculture. In an exchange of letters that happened today, FAO recognized IPC's important role as a ...
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