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 Civil Society Organizations discuss contributions to the 28th FAO Regional Conference for Africa
More than 50 representatives of international, regional and national Civil Society Organizations based in Africa meet in Tunis to discuss priority issues related to the development of agriculture and rural areas in Africa
21 Mar 2014 -
A meeting of more than 50 representatives of international, regional and national Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) based in Africa opened in Tunis today to discuss priority issues related to the development of agriculture and rural areas in Africa. Participants at the two-day consultation at Carthage Thalasso Hotel, hosted by l’Union Maghrébine ...
Asia-Pacific Civil Society Organizations meet on food and agriculture
FAO says partnerships with CSOs critical in achieving regional food security
08 Mar 2014 -
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from Asia and the Pacific opened a two-day Consultation today to discuss their joint concerns about the future of small farmers, landless farmers, farm workers and other concerned stakeholders.  This parallel Consultation is organized just prior to FAO’s Thirty-Second Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC), ...
FAO commits to a Hunger Free Community of Portuguese Language Countries
An interregional technical cooperation program will enhance food and nutrition security in the Portuguese Language ountries
06 Mar 2014 -
FAO and the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) have joined forces towards the establishment of a Hunger Free Community of Portuguese Language Countries. FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and the Executive Secretary of the CPLP, Murade Isaac Miguigy Murargy, signed a Technical Cooperation Programme, uniting FAO and the CPLP ...
The International Year of Family Farming: FAO and AMARC join forces
Communication and community media in family farming and food security
29 Jan 2014 -
In the context of the 2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), FAO has joined the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) to launch an awareness campaign targeted at farmers’ organizations and the rural population. The main objective is to use community radio as a platform to share information ...
 Caritas Internationalis launches global campaign against hunger
FAO supports call of Caritas International to realize the right to food for everybody and to cut food waste
11 Dec 2013 -
The  global campaign against hunger launched by the Caritas confederation is an important contribution to raise awareness of the plight of millions of hungry people around the globe and to work towards the elimination of hunger, said Marcela Villarreal, Director of FAO's Office for Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development. The campaign ...
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