Former Director-General  José Graziano da Silva

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FAO’s head emphasizes need for a sustainable and inclusive digitalization of agriculture for family farmers to benefit

12 June 2019, Rome - Digital agriculture has the potential to deliver significant economic, social and environmental benefits and, if promoted in an inclusive manner, it can contribute to the Read more »

“Simply asking individuals to change their behaviour cannot be very successful if the environment where they live and work continues to promote unhealthy habits”

11 June 2019, Rome – FAO and the World Obesity Federation today joined forces to promote healthier diets and sustainable food systems to curb the worrisome levels of obesity [...]

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FAO Director-General calls for greater promotion of sustainable, local diets

11 June 2019, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today warned about the important cultural, social, environmental and heritage loss linked to the erosion of sustainable local diets, Read more »

Mobilizing the support of businesses for the 2020 Global Nutrition Summit

25 June 2019, The Hague - In June 2019, the government of The Netherlands and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) held a two-day meeting at The Hague to [...]

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FAO's joint efforts with academic institutions highlighted at The Future of Food symposium

10 June 2019, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today stressed the key role played by academic and research institutions in assisting governments to introduce policy reforms aimed Read more »

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