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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 ...
Civil society joins the FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean
More than 50 civil society representatives participated in discussions about climate change, family farming and other relevant topics
09 May 2014 -
Representatives of ten civil society organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean met FAO Director-General  during the Regional Conference this week in Santiago de Chile, to discuss about civil society contributions to South-South Cooperation, climate change,  land access and food sovereignty. The representative from the Latin American Agro-ecological Movement (MAELA, in ...
 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 ...
La France collabore avec la FAO pour l’aider à atteindre ses objectifs stratégiques
Les institutions françaises de recherche et la FAO partagent une vision commune.
03 Feb 2014 -
La FAO et la France vont intensifier leur coopération dans des domaines de recherche clés et aligner leurs travaux sur le cadre stratégique renouvelé de la FAO. Deux accords signés aujourd'hui couvrent un large spectre d'activités conjointes sur l'agro-écologie, la biodiversité, la santé animale, les pertes alimentaires et les réformes agraires, ...
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 ...
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