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FAO strengthens alliance with agricultural and food co-operatives worldwide
Director-General signs an agreement with the International Co-Operatives Alliance (ICA)
16 Oct 2013 -
FAO and the International Co-operatives Alliance (ICA)begin a new collaboration with the shared conviction that agricultural and food co-operatives must be central to any agricultural and rural development strategy. A Memorandum of Understanding that underlines this idea was signed today at FAO Headquarters by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva ...
FAO Director-General asks private sector to support anti-hunger trust fund
“What the private sector does locally to combat hunger can quickly become global” - Graziano da Silva
11 Oct 2013 -
Many of the companies that are here today are present in many countries. This is important because what you do locally against hunger can quickly become global", said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva in a private sector partnerships meeting held today. At the meeting, Graziano da Silva announced that FAO ...
Civil society readies its voice
Director-General opens the International Food Security and Nutrition Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) meeting that will debate a number of key issues during the annual Committee on World Food Security
07 Oct 2013 -
Over 240 civil society representatives hailing from 175 countries across the world met today at FAO headquarters to begin their annual CSM Forum. During the next two days, these representatives will work to find consensus on key issues to be discussed in next week’s plenary meeting of the Committee on ...
Social technologies in Brazil: A new partnership for FAO
On August 15th, the Director-General of FAO signed a partnership agreement with Fundação Banco do Brasil to join technical capacities and information exchange with program and project development in order to end hunger.
23 Sep 2013 -
  During his recent visit to Latin America, José Graziano da Silva signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fundação Banco do Brasil (FBB) . This new partnership utilizes both entities’ knowledge and skills, resulting in an innovative approach to end hunger.   Fundação Banco do Brasil has an approach to development that uses Tecnologias Sociais (Social ...
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