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'19Jan
23

FAO calls for policies and investments targeting sustainable water use in the Middle East and North Africa

23 January 2019, Muscat - It is imperative to scale up policies and investments in the Middle East and North Africa to make water use in agriculture more sustainable and efficient and to ensure that all the people...
'18Dec
11

Unabated climate change will cause more conflict and hunger

11 December 2018, Oslo - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today warned of increased conflict and hunger if climate change is left unabated.Graziano da Silva made the remarks at the Nobel Peace Prize...
'18Dec
10

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad joins FAO’s efforts to end hunger

10 December 2018, Oslo/Rome – The Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist and 2018 Nobel Peace Laureate Nadia Murad today joined FAO’s efforts to tackle the twin problems of hunger and violence by becoming a new member...
'18Dec
08

Humanitarian assistance continues to prevent a massive human catastrophe in Yemen but it is not enough

Copyright: WFP/Abduraham Hussein UN agencies warn that an urgent scale up of humanitarian assistance is needed to save lives As many as 20 million Yemenis are food insecure in the world’s...
'18Dec
08

Humanitarian assistance continues to prevent a massive human catastrophe in Yemen but it is not enough

Joint Press Release 8 December 2018, Rome - As many as 20 million Yemenis are food insecure in the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Already, 15.9 million people wake up hungry, according to the latest Integrated...
'18Dec
03

FAO Director-General calls for transformative changes to our food systems

3 December 2018, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today called on countries to urgently address all forms of malnutrition, during his opening address to FAO's Council, the organization's executive...
'18Nov
09

Strengthening indigenous food systems is key to achieving a zero-hunger world

9 November 2018, Rome - Indigenous Food systems and indigenous traditional knowledge have survived hundreds and sometimes thousands of years, therefore they may have some of the answers we are looking for, FAO...
'18Nov
06

The world cannot stand by watching Yemen’s human tragedy

6 November 2018, New York - The international community is failing to end hunger, evidenced by the tragic crisis in Yemen, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) José Graziano da Silva...
'18Oct
13

Addressing nutrition is primarily a public policy issue

13 October 2018, Rome - As long as we continue to consider nutrition an individual problem of the people and not a state responsibility, we will not advance in the fight against hunger and malnutrition in the world...
'18Oct
03

EU and FAO reaffirm commitment to build a more sustainable future for all

3 October 2018, Rome - The European Union (EU) and FAO today reaffirmed their commitment to tackle common global concerns such as rising hunger, bring about prosperity and peace, and build a more sustainable future...

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