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FAO partners with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent
Organizations agree on a three-year action plan to improve the food security and resilience of vulnerable communities facing threats and disasters
18 Oct 2013
FAO has signed a new partnership agreement with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC),the world's largest humanitarian network, to help improve food security and strengthen the resilience of vulnerable communities.FAO and the IFRC have agreed that FAO will provide technical guidance to complement IFRC's extensive ...
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 ...