Former Director-General  José Graziano da Silva


Liu Zhenmin stresses importance of achieving Zero Hunger and eradicating poverty

27 May 2019, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with the Under Secretary-General for the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), Liu Zhenmin.

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The UN General Assembly President stresses key role of family farming to end hunger and achieve sustainable development

26 May 2019, Rome – Family farmers, who are on the frontline of global efforts to fight undernourishment and other forms of malnutrition and to promote healthy eating, require stronger Read more »

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At Caritas event, FAO chief lauds Holy See’s ‘fundamental role’ in key world challenges

24 May 2019, Rome - Focusing only on producing more food is not enough, it is also crucial to produce food, that is healthy and nutritious in a way that Read more »

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Food and agriculture are pathways to peace in Central African Republic

21 May 2019, Rome - Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus today called for a complete change in the ways to address the often-related issues of hunger and conflict. He made Read more »

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FAO, IFAD and WFP conclude three-day visit to see nutrition programmes

Joint Press Release

16 May 2019, Vientiane - The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today concluded a joint Read more »