"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.
10 Oct 2013
Committee on World Food Security meets on hunger challenges: International platform promotes policy convergence for better food security
The world’s most important intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder platform for food security and nutrition, opened its 40th session (CFS 40) at FAO headquarters.
07 Oct 2013
Major cuts of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock within reach, private sector called upon for involvement
Greenhouse gas emissions by the livestock sector could be cut by as much as 30 percent through the wider use of existing best practices and technologies, according to a new study released today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
26 Sep 2013
New private sector partnership with Dutch cooperative bank will benefit farmers in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.
20 Sep 2013
The managing director of Rabobank Foundation, Mr. Pierre van Hedel, visited FAO headquarters today and gave a seminar for FAO staff titled “The Value of Cooperative Banking in Supporting Smallholders” as part of the Private Sector Seminar Series.
20 Sep 2013