José Graziano

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Name: José Graziano
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Putting Family Farmers First to Eradicate Hunger

Rome - Nine out of ten of the world\'s 570 million farms are managed by families, making the family farm the predominant of agriculture, and consequently a potentially crucial agent of change in achieving sustainable food security and in eradicating hunger ... [Published UNDPI Armenia - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Solon says foreign land ownership may affect food security

Valenzuela City Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian expressed his concern on altering constitutional provisions on land ownership, noting that foreign ownership would affect the country’s food security.“Eleven of the 17 land deals in the Philippines involving foreign ... [Published Eco-Business - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)

"We cannot look at nutrition as the responsibility of the individual alone: nutrition is a public issue. A public issue that must be addressed by governments, civil society, the private sector and academia."Event on Expo 2015, MilanJosé Graziano da Silva, ... [Published PressReleasePoint - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

World Rural Women Day celebrated

IslamabadEnvironmental Watch Trust (EWT) celebrated World Rural Women Day and World Food Day by jointly organising an event in green village Sahal Khinger Gujar Khan. The United Nations has launched the 2014 International Year of Family Farming to stress ... [Published The News International - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

CFS Endorses Principles for Investing in Agriculture and Food Systems

13 October 2014: Governments and stakeholders approved the 'Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems' at the 41st session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS 41). The Committee, which also endorsed policy recommendations ... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

What constitutes responsible investment in the food sector?

Global governments and the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) have agreed a set of principles to guide agricultural and food system investments. The principles – – encompass all parts of the food supply chain, from workers’ rights in primary food ... [Published Food Navigator - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Li Keqiang Meets with Director-General José Graziano da Silva...

In the morning of October 15 local time, Premier Li Keqiang met in Rome with Director-General José Graziano da Silva of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.Li Keqiang spoke positively of the FAO's efforts in safeguarding ... [Published Ministry Foreign Affairs People's Republic China - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 3 reports

Africa: Supporting Family Farms Key for Healthy Food Systems

While substantial progress has been made in the fight against hunger in recent years, more than 800 million people remain hungry and efforts need to be increased to reach the global target of cutting the percentage of hungry people in half by 2015, said ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

UN stresses on the need for enhanced food measures

A United Nations committee has opened its current session with a goal of adopting responsible principles to invest in agriculture and food systems to increase food security.The UN has stated that close to 805 million people are still chronically undernourished ... [Published Food Processing Technology - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ministers discuss issues facing global agriculture markets

6 Oct 2014Listen /A worker weeding in a nursery in Back Kan, Viet Nam. FAO@PHOTOGovernments need to review the way international agricultural commodity markets are governed, the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization FAO said on ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

Paradigm Shift Towards Sustainable Agriculture Needed

Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhaulingglobal food systems, making them healthier and more sustainablewhile acknowledging that "we cannot rely on an input intensivemodel to increase production and that the solutions of ... [Published Stackyard - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Oceans Crucial for Our Climate, Food and Nutrition

press releaseNew York - FAO Director-General and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry participate in roundtable discussion on sustainable fisheriesBetter management of the world's ocean resources is crucial to ensuring food global security, FAO Director-General ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]

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Putting Family Farmers First to Eradicate Hunger [Published UNDPI Armenia - Oct 24 2014]
Why World Hunger Won't Go Away [Published Worldcrunch - Oct 23 2014]
Salone del Gusto opens in Turin with focus on f... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Oct 23 2014]
EU, FAO launch “greening” programme [Published Industry Sourcing - Oct 23 2014]
Solon says foreign land ownership may affect fo... [Published Eco-Business - Oct 23 2014]
Second International Conference on Nutrition (I... [Published PressReleasePoint - Oct 22 2014]
World: EU and FAO step up action against desert... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
‘Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Oct 21 2014]
World Rural Women Day celebrated [Published The News International - Oct 21 2014]
CFS Endorses Principles for Investing in Agricu... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Oct 20 2014]
FAO Director-General: Private sector plays a cr... [Published International Fertilizer Industry Association - Oct 20 2014]
What constitutes responsible investment in the ... [Published Food Navigator - Oct 20 2014]
Kufuor Emphasizes The Need To Enhance Family Fa... [Published Peace FM - Oct 20 2014]
4 takeaways from the 2014 Committee on Food Sec... [Published Devex - Oct 20 2014]
- National Geographic, FAO agree to provide inf... [Published FnBnews.com - Oct 20 2014]
- Family farms change agents in sustainable foo... [Published FnBnews.com - Oct 18 2014]
‘Eat What We Produce’ campaign launched [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Oct 18 2014]
ITPGR High-Level Round Table Discusses Climate-... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Oct 17 2014]
World: National Geographic/FAO: Raising awarene... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 17 2014]
Family Farmers – Forward to the Future [Published Inter Press Service - Oct 17 2014]
National Geographic/FAO: Raising awareness on h... [Published Ein News - Oct 17 2014]
Li Keqiang Delivers a Speech at the Headquarter... [Published Noodls - Oct 17 2014]
Li Keqiang Meets with Director-General José Gra... [Published Ministry Foreign Affairs People's Republic China - Oct 17 2014]
Family farming is farming God’s way to feed people [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 17 2014]
Family Farmers Take Center Stage on World Food Day [Published Environment News Service - Oct 16 2014]
Family farms crucial to solving world hunger [Published CNBC Africa - Oct 16 2014]
Crucial to food security, family farms need gre... [Published FoodNavigator-Asia.com - Oct 16 2014]
Family farmers play "critical role" in food sec... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Oct 16 2014]
Africa: Supporting Family Farms Key for Healthy... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 16 2014]
World: Supporting family farms key for healthy ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
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World: EU and FAO step up action against desert... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
Source: European Commission, Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World €41 million effort should help end hunger, foster stability and adapt to climate change 22 October 2014, Brussels/Rome - The European Union (EU) and FAO in collaboration with ...
World: National Geographic/FAO: Raising awarene... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 17 2014]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World Joint agreement formalises collaboration on food issues 17 October 2014, Rome - The National Geographic Society and FAO today agreed to work together to provide information and raise awareness about ...
World: Supporting family farms key for healthy ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World World Food Day stresses need for innovation, participation and inclusion 16 October 2014, Rome - While substantial progress has been made in the fight against hunger in recent years, more than ...
World: The State of Food and Agriculture 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World Putting family farmers first to eradicate hunger SOFA report urges enabling the world’s half billion family farmers to be agents of change 16 October 2014, Rome - Nine out of ten of the world's ...
World: Principles for responsible agriculture a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World Plenary of CFS endorses guidance to ensure investment in agriculture and food systems benefits local food security and workers’ rights 16 October 2014, Rome -- Governments from around the world ...
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