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07 Jul 2017
Enabling legislative environment is fundamental to achieve food and nutrition security
6 July 2017, Rome - Parliamentarians have a key role to play along with governments, civil society, private sector, international agencies and donors "to achieve a Zero Hunger generation in our lifetime", said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today at a meeting with lawmakers on the sidelines of the FAO Conference. "You are the ones who are responsible for enacting laws and for approving budgets, among other roles," he said asking them to increase funding in their national budgets for food security and nutrition. He also noted...
06 Jul 2017
FAO Director-General lauds China's contribution towards the programme's expansion
04 Jul 2017
Bilateral Trust Fund, having provided seed money for more than 100 projects, adds migration and soils to its focus
FAO and Germany celebrated 15 years of successful collaboration today, hailing the more than $129 million (EUR115 million) in special funds channeled to food security, right-to-food initiatives and nutrition programmes around the world through the government's Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and FAO's Bilateral Trust Fund (BTF).
30 Jun 2017
Live webcast from the 40th Session of the FAO Conference — (Sheikh Zayed Centre) 6th July, from 18:30 CET
30 June 2017, Rome. The 40th session of the FAO Conference will host a side event on “China-FAO South-South Cooperation: promoting inclusive and sustainable development” that can be followed live via webcast here: http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/4394/icode/ Interpretation will be available in English, Chinese, French and Spanish. The event will take place in the Sheikh Zayed Centre at FAO Headquarters in Rome (Italy) on the 6th of July and begins at 18:30 CET.  FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme China, as an active participant and supporter of FAO SSC Programme, has witnessed the burgeoning development of SSC with FAO and other partners.  This side event aims to share achievements...